The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: vuurtoren

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vuurtoren Alternative forms: viertoren (obsolete) etymology From vuur ‘fire’ + toren ‘tower’. pronunciation
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noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. a lighthouse
  2. (Netherlands) a 250 guilder banknote (before the introduction of the euro)
  3. (pejorative) a redhair, ginger
Synonyms: (redhair) roodharige, rosse, rossekop
related terms:
  • vuurbaken
  • vuursein
  • vuursignaal
  • torenwacht
  • torenwachter
  • wachttoren

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