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Meaning of LIGHTHOUSE

Pronunciation:  'lIt`haws

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
 

LIGHTHOUSE is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: beacon, beacon light, pharos
 
 See Also: tower

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Light"house`\ (-hous`), n.; pl.{Lighthouses}
(-houz`[e^]z).
A tower or other building with a powerful light at top,
erected at the entrance of a port, or at some important point
on a coast, to serve as a guide to mariners at night; a
pharos.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a lighthouse in your dream means that you are seeking guidance during your times of hardships and turmoil..
 
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