an area in W Italy, SE of Rome: formerly marshy, now drained.
an area of W Italy, southeast of Rome: formerly malarial swamps, drained in 1932–34 after numerous attempts since 160 bc had failed Italian name Agro Pontino (ˈɑːɡro ponˈtiːno)
- Pontine nuclei
pontine nuclei pl.n. The very large mass of gray matter filling the pons and serving as a major way station in impulse conduction from the cerebral cortex of one hemisphere to the posterior lobe of the opposite cerebellar hemisphere.
/ˈpɒntɪŋ/ noun 1. Ricky (Thomas). born 1974, Australian cricketer; a batsman, he played in 168 test matches (1995–2012), 77 as captain; scored 13,378 runs in tests (an Australian record), and captained Australia to two World Cup wins (2003, 2007)
- Pontius Pilate
[pon-shuh s, -tee-uh s] /ˈpɒn ʃəs, -ti əs/ noun 1. . [pahy-luh t] /ˈpaɪ lət/ noun 1. Pontius [pon-shuh s,, -tee-uh s] /ˈpɒn ʃəs,, -ti əs/ (Show IPA), flourished early 1st century a.d, Roman procurator of Judea a.d. 26–36?: the final authority concerned in the condemnation and execution of Jesus Christ. /ˈpɒnʃəs; ˈpɒntɪəs ˈpaɪlət/ noun […]
[pont-lev-is] /pɒntˈlɛv ɪs/ noun 1. a drawbridge.