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Within the castle is the ancient Pharos, or watch-tower, a Roman work.

Phare is from the island of Pharos where there was a famous lighthouse.

The one of real service was the Pharos, or lighthouse, at Alexandria, Egypt.

His feelings about Pharos, his partner, and his jugglings, need no description.

Pharos makes his passes and goes through the rest of his performance.

Had Pharos been veritably her idol, she would have kicked him into granting her prayer.

Something was wrong, Pharos confessed ruefully—what could it be?

In the first year of his reign, the famous watch-tower of Pharos was finished.

This "pharos" was in height 450 feet, and could be seen at a distance of 100 miles.

Did Christians build that Pharos there on the left horn—wonder of the world?

WORD ORIGIN

as a word for a lighthouse, 1550s, in reference to the island of Pharos off the coast of Alexandria, on which Ptolemy Philadelphius built a mighty lighthouse.

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