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lighthouse

noun light·house \ˈlīt-ˌhas\

: a tower with a powerful light that is built on or near the shore to guide ships away from danger

Full Definition of LIGHTHOUSE

1
:  a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators
2
:  beacon 3
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First Known Use of LIGHTHOUSE

1622
LIGHTHOUSE Defined for Kids

lighthouse

noun light·house \ˈlīt-ˌhas\

Definition of LIGHTHOUSE for Kids

:  a tower that produces a powerful glow to guide sailors at night or in poor visibility

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