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Definition of "clock-tower" []

  • A tower containing a clock, usually with a large dial exposed in each of the four walls. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "clock-tower" in a sentence
  • "She passes the public square where the clock-tower stands."
  • "The Tim Burton-esque dark designs include a pin-up surrounded by poker chips posed below the Hollywood sign, and the Queen of Hearts and the White Rabbit hanging onto a clock-tower decorated with skulls both € 155."
  • "I was able to get my bearings by using the school's most prominent landmark, the campus clock-tower, to guide me back."