Definition of Propontis in English:

Propontis

Syllabification: Pro·pon·tis
Pronunciation: /prəˈpän(t)əs
 
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Ancient name for the Sea of Marmara (see Marmara, Sea of).

Origin

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

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