Definitions

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  • adjective Of or relating to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples.

Etymologies

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Latin Pontinus or Pomptinus, an appellation given to a district in Latium, near Pometia.

Examples

  • For here is a place called the Pontine Marsh, beautiful soil, surrounded by a settled country, and yet they let it go to waste almost entirely.

    The Dodge Club or, Italy in MDCCCLIX

  • The wheel was effectually repaired, and at seven in the morning we started with some apprehension of suffering from crossing the very moist marshes called the Pontine Bogs, which lie between Naples and Rome.

    The Journal of Sir Walter Scott From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford

  • Katie had a rare, inoperable brain tumor called Pontine Glioma.

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  • Of course, we have to return for a third time back to P-REX, this time to single out one of their projects, the Pontine Systemic Design.

    We ♥ Wetland Machines

  • "One aim was to test the hypothesis that the Pontine islands, which are very small and which were barely inhabited in antiquity, were really important maritime staging posts because they had very good natural harbors," Zarattini said.

    Ancient Shipwrecks Found Off Italian Coast

  • The result of Alan Berger's year as the Prince Charitable Trust Rome Prize recipient in Landscape Architecture, at the American Academy in Rome, in collaboration with Case Brown, this project proposes to “re-introduce a gigantic new wetland machine” to cleanse and adaptively reuse one of the highly polluted zones of Italy's Lazio region, the drained Pontine Marshes.

    We ♥ Wetland Machines

  • The vessels are the second "fleet" of ships to be discovered in recent years near the Pontine islands, an archipelago off Italy's west coast believed to have been a key junction for ships bringing supplies to the vast warehouses of Rome.

    Ancient Shipwrecks Found Off Italian Coast

  • "One aim was to test the hypothesis that the Pontine islands, which are very small and which were barely inhabited in antiquity, were really important maritime staging posts because they had very good natural harbors," Zarattini said.

    Ancient Shipwrecks Found Off Italian Coast

  • The vessels are the second "fleet" of ships to be discovered in recent years near the Pontine islands, an archipelago off Italy's west coast believed to have been a key junction for ships bringing supplies to the vast warehouses of Rome.

    Ancient Shipwrecks Found Off Italian Coast

  • #1: The New York Times visits Alan Berger and gets a tour of his reclamation project in the Pontine Marshes.

    Postscripts II

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