Definition of Propontis in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /prəˈpän(t)əs/
Ancient name for the Sea of Marmara (see Marmara, Sea of).


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

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Pro·pon·tis

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.