And while Serena and Venus continue to be the beacon of the sport, no outright future champion has made his or her stamp.
John Paul II told the European Union at the time that it was “a beacon of civilization.”
Abe Foxman is notoriously humorless on these matters; one wonders if the beacon is in line for a letter from the ADL.
But thanks to Josh Fox, who says beacon International also reached out to Susan Sarandon and Who Killed the Electric Car?
Our beloved Lady Liberty has been a beacon of hope for millions of people seeking a better life.
In all this tumult, away to the northeast, the beacon light above the Sunrise dome was cutting the darkness with a steady beam.
Ah, then beacon Street is one of the principal streets, is it?
His musket was stuck in the ground, by way of beacon attracting our attention to the spot.
Let us see if the beacon that lights to the throne should not show the path to the shrine also.'
He was laid upon one of the narrow frame-beds of the beacon, and despatched in a boat to the tender.
Old English beacen "sign, portent, lighthouse," from West Germanic *baukna "beacon, signal" (cf. Old Frisian baken, Old Saxon bokan, Old High German bouhhan); not found outside Germanic. Perhaps borrowed from Latin bucina "a crooked horn or trumpet, signal horn." But more likely from PIE *bhew-, a variant of the base *bha- "to gleam, shine" (see phantasm). Figurative use from c.1600.
a pole (Heb. to'ren) used as a standard or ensign set on the tops of mountains as a call to the people to assemble themselves for some great national purpose (Isa. 30:17). In Isa. 33:23 and Ezek. 27:5, the same word is rendered "mast." (See Banner.)