Pontus

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geographical name Pon·tus \ˈpän-təs\

Definition of Pontus

  1. 1 ancient country of northeastern Asia Minor that was a kingdom from the 4th century b.c. to 66 b.c. and was later a Roman province

  2. 2 or Pontus Euxinus — see black sea


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