Beacon - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
- a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships (syn: lighthouse, pharos)
- guide with a beacon
These countries are beacons of democracy.
Our nation should be a beacon of peace to people around the world.
...a lone lighthouse beacons the entrance to the island's only harbor...
The education program offers a beacon of hope to these children.
they saw the light of the beacon
the protected and compartmented society of Beacon Hill