ponce

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noun \ˈpän(t)s\

Definition of ponce

British

  1. :  pimp; also, disparaging + offensive :  a male homosexual

Origin and Etymology of ponce

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1872


Ponce

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geographical name Pon·ce \ˈpȯn(t)-(ˌ)sā\

Definition of Ponce

  1. city and port on the Caribbean Sea in southern Puerto Rico population 166,327




PONCE Defined for English Language Learners

Ponce

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geographical name Pon·ce \ˈpȯn(t)-(ˌ)sā\

Definition of Ponce for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Puerto Rico


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