What is another word for pharos?

Pronunciation: [fˈaɹə͡ʊz] (IPA)

The word pharos is an ancient Greek term used to describe a lighthouse or a beacon tower used for navigation. Some common synonyms for this term include beacon, signal tower, watchtower, and light tower. Other related words that could be used to describe pharos include guiding light, navigational aid, and maritime marker. The use of pharos dates back to the ancient world and was particularly important for sailors and seafarers who needed to navigate treacherous waters. Today, the word is still used to describe historic lighthouses and towers throughout the world as well as modern navigational aids used in maritime navigation.

Usage examples for Pharos

It is for me a pharos instantly opening up the fairway to a great man's philosophy.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
There, is an account in Nonnus of a robe, or pharos, which Harmonia is supposed to have worn when she was visited by the Goddess of beauty.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)"
Jacob Bryant
He went, it seems, from one pharos to another; from Pallene to the mouth of the Nile.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)"
Jacob Bryant

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