[pon-tuh-frakt; locally also puhm-frit, pom-] /ˈpɒn təˌfrækt; locally also ˈpʌm frɪt, ˈpɒm-/
a city in West Yorkshire, in N central England, SE of Leeds: ruins of a 12th-century castle.
an industrial town in N England, in Wakefield unitary authority, West Yorkshire: castle (1069), in which Richard II was imprisoned and murdered (1400). Pop: 28 250 (2001)
/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 […]
[pon-shuh n, -shee-uh n] /ˈpɒn ʃən, -ʃi ən/ noun 1. pope a.d. 230–235.