pharos meaning

pharos meaning

Definitions of pharos
  1. noun

    a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships

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    beacon, beacon light, lighthouse

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    Tower of Pharos

     

    a great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC
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    tower

     

    a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

     

     

 

 
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