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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lighthouse  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lighthouse 
  n  :  a  tower  with  a  light  that  gives  warning  of  shoals  to  passing 
  ships  [syn:  {beacon},  {beacon  light},  {pharos}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  LIGHTHOUSE,  n.  A  tall  building  on  the  seashore  in  which  the 
  government  maintains  a  lamp  and  the  friend  of  a  politician. 
 
 




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