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synonyms for pharos

  • flare
  • lantern
  • radar
  • alarm
  • alert
  • balefire
  • beam
  • bonfire
  • guidepost
  • heliograph
  • lamp
  • lighthouse
  • lodestar
  • rocket
  • sign
  • watchtower
  • signal fire
  • smoke signal
  • warning signal
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How to use pharos in a sentence

Even when the Pharos was reared, the primitive mode of illumination by means of wood or coal was employed.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
He stood like a Pharos, and the light of his face kindled the crests of the living waves around him.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
Proteus is called the Carpathian wizard because his cave was on the island of Pharos, or Carpathos.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
The same year, the island of Pharos itself, originally seven furlongs distant from the continent, was joined to it by a causeway.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
A handsome cutter, called ‘The Pharos,’ is stationed here as a tender to the lighthouse.
SMEATON AND LIGHTHOUSESJOHN SMEATON
The greater part of the pharos of the Romans were much higher than the most celebrated modern towers.
SMEATON AND LIGHTHOUSESJOHN SMEATON
The desolation of Menelaus and his companions on the island of Pharos; no Return possible, death from hunger imminent.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
It was situated upon the island of Pharos, opposite to the city, and at some distance from it.
HISTORY OF CLEOPATRA, QUEEN OF EGYPTJACOB ABBOTT
A light, varied of blue and red, blazes like a pharos over its portals to entice the customers.
MATED FROM THE MORGUEJOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA
That, in five years' time, five years in jail awaited the ingenious Monsieur Pharos occasions a consoling reflection.
SOPHY OF KRAVONIAANTHONY HOPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHAROS

  • alarm
  • alert
  • balefire
  • beam
  • bonfire
  • flare
  • guidepost
  • heliograph
  • lamp
  • lantern
  • lighthouse
  • lodestar
  • pharos
  • radar
  • rocket
  • sign
  • signal fire
  • smoke signal
  • warning signal
  • watchtower
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.