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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships.

Usage examples (33)
  • “The forum of France was to be the pharos of humanity.”
  • "That is the pharos, " a mother told her child, holding him up to look.
  • The pharos on its promontory was behind us now, to port, something like a pasang away.
  • There was a remarkable pharos built at Ostia by the Emperor Claudius, which was erected on an artificial breakwater. for more
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