Definition of Pontus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒntəs/
An ancient region of northern Asia Minor, on the Black Sea coast north of Cappadocia. Between 120 and 63 bc, under Mithridates VI, it dominated the whole of Asia Minor; by the end of the 1st century bc it had been defeated by Rome and absorbed into the Roman Empire.

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