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Propontis Syllabification: Pro·pon·tis
Pronunciation: /prəˈpän(t)əs/

Definition of Propontis in English:

Ancient name for the Sea of Marmara (see Marmara, Sea of).


From Latin, from Greek pro- 'before' + Pontos 'Black Sea'.

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