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ROUND TOWER

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A tall, narrow tower, circular in cross section. Usually of early Medieval date and associated with, although detached from, a church or monastery.

Roundtower (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
CHURCH A building used for public Christian worship.
MONASTERY A complex of buildings inhabited by a community of men living in seclusion under religious vows.

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