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lighthouse Syllabification: light·house
Pronunciation: /ˈlītˌhous/

Definition of lighthouse in English:


Image of lighthouse
A tower or other structure containing a beacon light to warn or guide ships at sea.
Example sentences
  • A listing of lighthouses in the National Park System can be found at the NPS Maritime Parks page.
  • Today you can marvel in their beauty at the eleven state lighthouses open to the public.
  • I do not have an official listing of lighthouses in Newfoundland, but I have compiled a list of 37 of them.

Words that rhyme with lighthouse

White House
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