Definition of lighthouse in English:


Line breaks: light|house
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪthaʊs


A tower or other structure containing a beacon light to warn or guide ships at sea.
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  • 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.
beacon, pharos, phare, leading light; lightship, floating light, light vessel; light, signal
archaic watchtower, fanal

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