Faro



[fair-oh] /ˈfɛər oʊ/

noun, Cards.
1.
a gambling game in which players place bets on a special board or layout, betting on each series of two cards as they are drawn from a box containing the dealer’s or banker’s pack.
[fah-roo] /ˈfɑ rʊ/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Portugal.
[fair-oh] /ˈfɛər oʊ/
plural noun
1.
a group of 21 islands in the N Atlantic between Great Britain and Iceland, belonging to Denmark but having extensive home rule. 540 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km).
Capital: Torshavn.
/ˈfɛərəʊ/
noun
1.
a gambling game in which players bet against the dealer on what cards he will turn up
/ˈfɑːrəʊ/
noun
1.
a port and resort in S Portugal: destroyed by earthquakes in 1722 and 1755. Pop: 58 051 (2001)
n.

1735, gambling game with cards, apparently altered from pharaoh; perhaps his image was on one of the cards.

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