[ neg-roh-pont ]
/ ˈnɛg roʊˌpɒnt /
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Italian Ne·gro·pon·te [ne-graw-pawn-te]. /ˌnɛ grɔˈpɔn tɛ/.
Words nearby Negropont
negroni, Negrophil, Negrophile, Negrophobe, Negrophobia, Negropont, Negros, Negro spiritual, negus, NEH, Nehemiah
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How to use Negropont in a sentence
A journey of three days brings you to Negropont, a large city on the coast, to which merchants resort from all parts.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
Eubœa, formerly called Negropont, a Greek island, the second largest island of the gean Sea.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
In modern history Euboea or Negropont comes once more prominently into notice at the time of the fourth crusade.
Before sunrise the Greek ships were working their way in long procession through the Strait of Negropont.
He had boarded and stormed the ship that attacked him, a long galley commanded by the Bey of Negropont.
British Dictionary definitions for Negropont
/ (ˈnɛɡrəʊˌpɒnt) /
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