seamark

[ see-mahrk ]
/ ˈsiˌmɑrk /

noun

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

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Origin of seamark

First recorded in 1475–85; sea + mark1
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Example sentences from the Web for seamark

  • 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

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