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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea.

Usage examples (29)
  • Both colours are combined with a 17 "aluminium wheel," Pontos ".
  • When they reached Pontos, part of the star fell down upon the earth.
  • Hippolyta paced about, her arms across her breast and one hand tugging her pigtail, muttering moon-charms from Pontos.
  • Hawbuck, on his part, gives himself patronizing airs to General Sago, who looks upon the Pontos as little better than paupers. for more
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