Pontus

geographical name
Pon·​tus | \ ˈpän-təs How to pronounce Pontus (audio) \

Definition of Pontus

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 or Pontus Euxinus — see black sea

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“Pontus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pontus. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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