seamark

[ see-mahrk ]

noun
  1. a conspicuous object on land, visible from the sea, serving to guide or warn mariners, as a beacon.

Origin of seamark

1
First recorded in 1475–85; sea + mark1

Words Nearby seamark

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How to use seamark in a sentence

  • Let me see; O I am scarce able to look about me: where is there any seamark that I am acquainted withal?

British Dictionary definitions for seamark

seamark

/ (ˈsiːˌmɑːk) /


noun
  1. nautical an aid to navigation, such as a conspicuous object on a shore used as a guide

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