- (in South Africa) a river ferry, esp one that is guided by a cable from one bank to the other
Word Origin for pont
Examples from the Web for pont
Contemporary Examples of pont
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.
Historical Examples of pont
The Pont de Garabit, like the Causses, all well, should be seen another year.The Roof of France
They leaped into the saddle and rode away over the Pont de Meuse.The Downfall
He arranged another meeting, and returned to the Arcade of the Pont Neuf.
The shop in the Arcade of the Pont Neuf remained closed for three days.
He had an idea of getting up, and returning to the Arcade of the Pont Neuf.