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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ancient region of northern Asia Minor on the Black Sea; (Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea.

Usage examples (29)
  • Comana, in Pontus, in the sixtieth year of his age.
  • There are no roman records of a town called Pontus Fractus or similar.
  • Steiger translates, to "the elect pilgrims who form the dispersion in Pontus.", &c.
  • And it runneth Southward into a certain great sea 700. miles about before it falleth into the sea called Pontus Euximus. for more
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