[foh-buh s, -bos]
- Also Pho·bus [foh-buh s] /ˈfoʊ bəs/. Classical Mythology. a son and attendant of Ares and the personification of a fear held to possess armies and cause their defeat.
- Astronomy. one of the two moons of Mars.
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They took a course which carried them behind Phobus where they were shielded.Giants on the Earth
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- the larger of the two satellites of Mars and the closer to the planet. Approximate diameter (although it has an irregular shape): 23 kmCompare Deimos
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- The larger and inner of the two planetary satellites of Mars.
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