Pontus [ pon-t uhs ] SHOW IPA / ˈpɒn təs / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun an ancient country in NE Asia Minor, bordering on the Black Sea: later a Roman province. Also Pon·tos [ pon-tos]. /ˈpɒn tɒs/. the ancient Greek personification of the sea.
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How to use Pontus in a sentence
Her heart having been broken by Uranus, Gaia turned to her second creation,
Pontus, and started over.
In this reign also suffered the celebrated Hippolytus, bishop of
Pontus, and author of the Philosophoumena.
With the exception of
Pontus and Cappadocia, he had seen little of the rest, and depends upon historians and oral information.
Pythodoris, who is at present queen in
Pontus, and whom we have mentioned before, is his daughter.
Orpiment, which is termed ἁρσενικὁν in Greek, is dug up in
The cloud burst over the road about sixty toises (383 feet) from the place where M.
Pontus was. British Dictionary definitions for Pontus noun an ancient region of NE Asia Minor, on the Black Sea: became a kingdom in the 4th century bc; at its height under Mithridates VI (about 115–63 bc), when it controlled all Asia Minor; defeated by the Romans in the mid-1st century bc
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