Definition of Pontus in English:

Pontus

Syllabification: Pon·tus
Pronunciation: /ˈpäntəs
 
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An ancient region in northern Asia Minor, on the Black Sea coast north of Cappadocia. By the end of the 1st century bc, it had been defeated by Rome and absorbed into the Roman Empire.

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