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1) Faro. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Faro, town (1991 pop. 1,221), central Yukon Territory, Canada, 80 mi/129 km NE of Whitehorse, on N side of Pelly R. Spur road connects with Campbell Highway 5 mi/8...

2) faro, card game. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...faro, card game, (far´o) (KEY) [for Pharaoh, from an old French card design], gambling game played with a pack of 52 cards. First played in France and England, faro...

3) Faro, town, Portugal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Faro, town, Portugal, (fa´ro) (KEY) , town (1991 pop. 31,966), capital of Faro dist. and of Algarve, S Portugal. The southernmost town in Portugal, it is a seaport...

4) faro. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A card game in which the players lay wagers on the top card of the dealer's pack. Alteration of Pharaoh....

5) Pelo'rus. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Cape di Faro, a promontory of Sicily. (Virgil: Aeneid, iii. 6, 7.) 1 "As when the force Of subterranean wind transports a hill Torn from Pelorus."Milton: Paradise...

6) Algarve. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , historic province, 1,958 sq mi (5,070 sq km), extreme S Portugal, coextensive with Faro dist. The capital is Faro, and other important cities are Silves,...

7) Lagos, city, Portugal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lagos, city, Portugal, (la´goosh) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 12,956), Faro dist., S Portugal, in Algarve, on the Atlantic Ocean. The excellent harbor shelters much coastwise...

8) 22771. for the State of California. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:22771 QUOTATION:[I]t forged ahead to become a full-fledged metropolis, with 143 faro games, 30 saloons, 4 banks, 27 produce stores, 3 express offices-and an...

9) farolito. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...faˇroˇliˇtos New Mexico See luminaria (sense 1). Spanish, paper lantern, diminutive of farol, lantern, from faro, lighthouse, lantern, from Latin pharus, from Pharus,...

10) Faroese. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. Faroese or Faeroese1. A member of the Scandinavian people inhabiting the Faeroe Islands. 2. The North Germanic language spoken by the inhabitants...

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