- of or relating to the pons.
Origin of pontine
- of or relating to the Pontine Marshes.
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Examples from the Web for pontine
Every successive Pope has laboured at the Pontine marshes, but in vain.
And yet there is nothing desolate or dreary in the aspect of the Pontine Marshes.
We had it at two o'clock this morning, on the Pontine Marshes.
They stated their object, which was to drain the Pontine Marshes.Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber
James Aitken Wylie
There were handsome young fellows on the Pontine coast, and we captured them.Arachne, Complete
- of or relating to bridges
- of or relating to the pons Varolii
C19: from Latin pons bridge
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