Definition of Propontic in English:

Propontic

adjective

  • Of, relating to, designating, or situated in the region of the Sea of Marmara, between the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Powell (d. c1635), lawyer and writer. From pro- + Pontic or its etymon classical Latin Ponticus, after Propontis.

Pronunciation

Propontic

/prə(ʊ)ˈpɒntɪk/