Definition of Pharos in English :

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Pharos meaning in English

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1. beacon, beacon light, lighthouse, pharos

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

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a large Hellenistic lighthouse built on an island off Alexandria in Egypt in about 280 bc and destroyed by an earthquake in the 14th century: usually included among the Seven Wonders of the World

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small peninsula at Alexandria, Egypt: in ancient times it was an island with a large lighthouse (also called Pharos) on it: this lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the World

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A lighthouse.

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