lighthouse

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noun light·house \ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of lighthouse

  1. 1 :  a structure (such as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators

  2. 2 :  beacon 3

Illustration of lighthouse

1622

First Known Use of lighthouse

1622


LIGHTHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

lighthouse

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noun light·house \ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of lighthouse for English Language Learners

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


LIGHTHOUSE Defined for Kids

lighthouse

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noun light·house \ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of lighthouse for Students

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



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