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Definition of Lighthouse

Lighthouse

  1. 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.

Lighthouse Quotations

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.
Charles Simic

Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
Charles Dickens

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
Immanuel Kant

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef.
Navjot Singh Sidhu

Peru, Peru. My heart's lighthouse.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
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Lighthouse Translations

lighthouse in Dutch is vuurtoren, lichttoren, vuurbaak
lighthouse in German is Leuchtturm
lighthouse in Italian is faro
lighthouse in Portuguese is farol
lighthouse in Swedish is fyrtorn, fyr