[pon-cher-treyn] /ˈpɒn tʃərˌtreɪn/
Lake, a shallow extension of the Gulf of Mexico in SE Louisiana, N of New Orleans. 41 miles (66 km) long; 25 miles (40 km) wide.
Lake Pontchartrain, a shallow lagoon in SE Louisiana, linked with the Gulf of Mexico by a narrow channel, the Rigolets: resort and fishing centre. Area: 1620 sq km (625 sq miles)
[pon-tuh-frakt; locally also puhm-frit, pom-] /ˈpɒn təˌfrækt; locally also ˈpʌm frɪt, ˈpɒm-/ noun 1. a city in West Yorkshire, in N central England, SE of Leeds: ruins of a 12th-century castle. /ˈpɒntɪˌfrækt/ noun 1. an industrial town in N England, in Wakefield unitary authority, West Yorkshire: castle (1069), in which Richard II was imprisoned and […]
/Spanish pɔnteˈβeðra/ noun 1. a port in NW Spain: takes its name from a 12-arched Roman bridge, the Pons Vetus. Pop: 77 993 (2003 est)
- Pontefract cake
noun 1. another name for pomfret1
[pon-tee-ak] /ˈpɒn tiˌæk/ noun 1. c1720–69, North American Indian, chief of the Ottawa tribe: commander during the Pontiac War 1763–64. 2. a city in SE Michigan. 3. a town in central Illinois. /ˈpɒntɪˌæk/ noun 1. died 1769, chief of the Ottawa Indians, who led a rebellion against the British (1763–66) Ottawa tribal leader (c.1720-1769), his […]