[pon-tuh s] /ˈpɒn təs/
an ancient country in NE Asia Minor, bordering on the Black Sea: later a Roman province.
[pon-tos] /ˈpɒn tɒs/ (Show IPA). the ancient Greek personification of the sea.
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
ancient district of Anatolia, from Greek pontos “sea” (see pons).
a province of Asia Minor, stretching along the southern coast of the Euxine Sea, corresponding nearly to the modern province of Trebizond. In the time of the apostles it was a Roman province. Strangers from this province were at Jerusalem at Pentecost (Acts 2:9), and to “strangers scattered throughout Pontus,” among others, Peter addresses his first epistle (1 Pet. 1:1). It was evidently the resort of many Jews of the Dispersion. Aquila was a native of Pontus (Acts 18:2).
[pon-tuh-pool] /ˈpɒn təˌpul/ noun 1. a town in Torfaen, in SE Wales. /ˌpɒntɪˈpuːl/ noun 1. an industrial town in E Wales, in Torfaen county borough: famous for lacquered ironware in the 18th century. Pop: 35 447 (2001)
/ˌpɒntɪˈpriːð/ noun 1. an industrial town in S Wales, in Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough. Pop: 29 781 (2001)
[poh-nee] /ˈpoʊ ni/ noun, plural ponies. 1. a small horse of any of several breeds, usually not higher at the shoulder than 14½ hands (58 in./146 cm). 2. a horse of any small type or breed. 3. Slang. a literal translation or other text, used illicitly as an aid in schoolwork or while taking a […]
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