Definition of Pontons

1. ponton [n] - See also: ponton



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontons

pontine arteries
pontine cistern
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter
pontine haemorrhage
pontine nuclei
pontine veins
pontis nervi trigeminalis nucleus
pontobulbar body
pontocerebellar
pontocerebellar recess
pontomedullary groove
ponton
pontonier
pontoniers
pontons (current term)
pontoon
pontoon bridge
pontoon plane
pontooned
pontooning
pontoons
ponts
ponty
pony-trekking
pony cart
pony express
pony in the barn
pony keg

Literary usage of Pontons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Major General Ambrose E. Burnside and the Ninth Army Corps: A Narrative of by Augustus Woodbury (1867)
"THE pontons. FT! H AT General Burnside's subsequent failure at Fredericks- I burg was due to the non-arrival of the ponton train at Falmouth, ..."

2. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"... called, in ridicule, the Potato war. Of these, the second and fourth were by far the most important. Successive pontons. See pontons. ..."

3. Annals of the Artists of Spain by William Stirling Maxwell (1891)
"Pablo pontons, likewise a Valencian by birth, was the scholar and imitator of Pedro ... pontons ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1860)
"When the pontons were prepared, he ordered the engines to be planted by the water's edge, while the troops were drawn up along the bank ready to embark. ..."

5. The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Commons (1779)
"... except that of the want of boats or pontons. I had Objection being taken to his proceeding to give an account if this ..."

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