[ pawn-twaz ]
/ pɔ̃ˈtwaz /
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a city in and the capital of Val-d'Oise, in N France, on the Oise River, NW of Paris.
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Words nearby Pontoise
Ponting, Pontius Pilate, Pont l'Évêque, pontlevis, Pontocaine, Pontoise, pontonier, pontoon, pontoon bridge, Pontoppidan, Pontormo
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How to use Pontoise in a sentence
Surely, it could only be his sense of humour that made a "nun at Pontoise" of the issue of this liaison?Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
Her demands were outstripped by those of an assembly of deputies from the states which met at Pontoise.History of the English People|John Richard Green
The avowed leaders of the court party are all nobles; among them is the knight of Charny and the knight James of Pontoise.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion|Eugne Sue
Out of this circumstance grew the proverb or popular saying, "Avoir l'air de revenir de Pontoise."
The domain of Pontoise belonged in turn to many seigneurs, but up to the Revolution it was still practically une ville monastique.