Word Origin for pont
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The du Pont family descended from Huguenot nobility in Burgundy, emigrating to the United States in 1800.
But one month into the marriage, du Pont began to show signs of trouble.
He sought $550,000 in damages, and du Pont vehemently denied the charges.
“I recognized Dave Schultz as my protector,”' du Pont said in the March interview.
Then, in 1985, du Pont turned his attention (and Forbes-estimated $200 million fortune) to wrestling.
No, he escaped, but only to reach the Pont Neuf, where he threw himself over the balustrade into the river.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
The du Pont Co. developed an explosive called lyconite, and this was authorized for use in the loading of drop bombs.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
"Her at Pont Street has wrote to give 'im the go-by—that's what she've done," said pale-faced Tait, wiping his dewy brow.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
It extended as far as the entrance to the quadrangle opposite the Pont des Arts.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
The general character of the houses is better than at Pont Audemer, and the style is altogether more varied.Normandy Picturesque|Henry Blackburn