Definition of 'lighthouse'
Example sentences containing 'lighthouse'
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The three spooked lighthouse keepers are very fine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Three lighthouse keepers were duly installed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tip of the Sark lighthouse is brilliant white against the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Virtually in the centre of town, the lighthouse towers over you. The Sun (2009)He had put off with the engineers to visit some remote lighthouse of the Hebrides. ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)I imagine lighthouse keepers have much the same eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Waves fizzled softly on boulders in the cove, and in the distance a white lighthouse stood on an island. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On the furthest island stood a lighthouse, a small white structure warning of the dangers to both north and south. Times, Sunday Times (2014)SuBo plays a lighthouse keeper. The Sun (2015)We visit the iconic lighthouse and wander into the stunning church next door before strolling along the harbour to spy all the luxury boats moored there. The Sun (2015)The lighthouse was built in 1901 and manned until 1966 by two lighthouse keepers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's like being a lighthouse keeper, without the view. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She likes to haul her telescope outside at night to watch the Moon, he finds solace visiting a nearby lighthouse. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'lighthouse'
British English: lighthouse /ˈlaɪtˌhaʊs/ NOUN
A lighthouse is a tower near or in the sea which contains a powerful flashing lamp to guide ships or to warn them of danger.
- American English: lighthouse
- Arabic: مَنَارَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: farol
- Chinese: 灯塔
- Croatian: svjetionik
- Czech: maják
- Danish: fyr fyrtårn
- Dutch: vuurtoren
- European Spanish: faro torre
- Finnish: majakka
- French: phare bâtiment
- German: Leuchtturm
- Greek: φάρος
- Italian: faro
- Japanese: 灯台
- Korean: 등대
- Norwegian: fyrtårn
- Polish: latarnia
- European Portuguese: farol
- Romanian: far
- Russian: маяк
- Spanish: faro señal de navegación
- Swedish: fyr
- Thai: ประภาคาร
- Turkish: deniz feneri
- Ukrainian: маяк
- Vietnamese: ngọn hải đăng
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