lighthouse

noun
light·​house | \ ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce lighthouse (audio) \

Definition of lighthouse

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

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First Known Use of lighthouse

1622, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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lighthouse

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English Language Learners Definition of lighthouse

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

lighthouse

noun
light·​house | \ ˈlīt-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce lighthouse (audio) \

Kids Definition of lighthouse

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

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