Pont

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Pont (pronounced pohn; French for bridge; also Welsh for bridge, the "t" not silent) is the name or part of the name of several places. It also means 'period' and 'exactly' in Hungarian (where the 't' is pronounced).

France[edit]

Pont is the name or part of the name of several communes of France:

Switzerland[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Wales[edit]

Some examples of towns in Wales that have derived from their use of a bridge:

  • Pontarddulais, Swansea, Welsh for "Bridge over the (river) Dulais"
  • Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Welsh for "Bridge by the earthen house"

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