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Pontian

[pon-shuh n, -shee-uh n]
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noun
  1. pope a.d. 230–235.
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Also Pon·ti·a·nus [pon-shee-ey-nuh s] /ˌpɒn ʃiˈeɪ nəs/.
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  • The Roman bishop Pontian had previously condemned him after summoning a "senate;" see Jerome, ep.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

    Adolph Harnack