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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

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

For me, a writer should be more like a lighthouse keeper, just out there by himself. He shouldn't get his ideas from other people all around him.
Robert M. Pirsig

We go by the lighthouse; paddle out. After we got out, we paddled way down to get the biggest peak.
George Downing

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