[pawn-twaz] /pɔ̃ˈtwaz/

a city in and the capital of Val-d’Oise, in N France, on the Oise River, NW of Paris.
[val-dwaz] /valˈdwaz/
a department in N France. 482 sq. mi. (1248 sq. km).
Capital: Pontoise.
/French valdwaz/
a department of N France, in Île-de-France region. Capital: Pontoise. Pop: 1 121 614 (2003 est). Area: 1249 sq km (487 sq miles)


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