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Beacon fire   /bˈikən fˈaɪər/   Listen
Beacon fire

noun
1.
A fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance.  Synonym: beacon.






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"Beacon fire" Quotes from Famous Books



... romantic to last." It was too true, he had yet to find his real ideal. He was about to begin the serious battle of life. He was standing on the threshold. The night was black before him; he had no beacon fire to lead him. He dimly perceived that beauty was the goal to which he was striving. But he had only a vague comprehension of its meaning. He had no philosophy. Doubtless in the end the Roman Church, the mother of wanderers, would ...
— The Loom of Youth • Alec Waugh



Words linked to "Beacon fire" :   signal light, visual signal, signal fire



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