Πόντος

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From πόντος (póntos). In Homeric works, the word was used to refer to any sea, but later it began to refer specifically to the Black Sea, and eventually to a region settled on its southeastern shores.

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Πόντος (Póntos) (genitive Πόντου) m, second declension

  1. the Black Sea.
  2. Pontus, a region on the southeastern shores of the Black Sea.
  3. (Greek mythology) Pontus, the sea god in Greek mythology.

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