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(lantərn) noun
1. A transparent case, as on a lamp post or of portable character, for enclosing and protecting a light.
2. Archit. A tower or the like, as on a roof or dome, open below and admitting light from the sides; also, a small tower, pavilion, or pinnacle placed on the apex of a dome or crowning another tower.
3. One of various mechanisms likened to a lantern.
4. A lighthouse.
5. A magic lantern.
6. One of the street lamps of Paris, used as gallows during the French Revolution. Also Obs. lant·horn (lanthôrn′, lan tərn). [<F lanterne <L lanterna <Gk. lamptēr <lampein shine]
lanternLANTERN ON CHURCH TOWER

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"lantern" has the frequency of use of 0.0006% on en.wikipedia.org.

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