Origin of pharosLatin from Greek after Pharos , a peninsula, formerly an island, in the Mediterranean Sea at Alexandria, Egypt, and site of an ancient lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
- An ancient lighthouse or beacon to guide sailors.
- He [...] built a pharos, or lighthouse. "” Arbuthnot.
- a small island off Alexandria where the Lighthouse of Alexandria was located
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