AskDefine | Define pharos

Dictionary Definition

pharos n : a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships [syn: beacon, lighthouse, beacon light]

Extensive Definition

Pharos may refer to:
Popular Culture:
  • A project featured in the Logopolis serial of the Doctor Who TV series
  • A planet that features in Doctor Who's 12-part animated adventure, The Infinite Quest
  • A tower reminiscent of a lighthouse in the video game Final Fantasy XII
  • An important NPC in the video game Persona 3. He is the S.Link for the Death tarot arcana
pharos in German: Pharos
pharos in Galician: Pharos
pharos in Japanese: ファロス
pharos in Hungarian: Pharosz
pharos in Dutch: Pharos
pharos in Portuguese: Faros

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Texas tower, beacon, belvedere, bench mark, bleachers, bookmark, bridge, cairn, catstone, conning tower, gallery, gazebo, grandstand, landmark, lighthouse, lightship, lookout, loophole, mark, marker, menhir, milepost, milestone, monument, observation post, observatory, outlook, overlook, peanut gallery, peephole, platform, ringside, ringside seat, seamark, sighthole, top gallery, tower, watchtower
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