Definition of Pontus in English:

Pontus

proper noun

  • 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.

Pronunciation

Pontus

/ˈpɒntəs/