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Punt or punting may refer to:


  • Land of Punt, a trading partner of Ancient Egypt based in the Horn of Africa region
  • Puntland, a region in north-eastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province

Sports and recreation[edit]

  • Punt (gridiron football), a way of kicking a ball in the American or Canadian varieties of football
  • Punt (Australian football), a way of kicking a ball in the Australian variety of football
  • Kicking the ball high in the air towards the opposite side of the field by the goaltender in association football.
  • Punt (boat), a flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow developed on the River Thames
  • Norfolk Punt, a type of racing dinghy developed in Norfolk
  • Cable ferry, known as a punt in Australian English
  • El Punt, a Catalan newspaper
  • Punt gun, a type of extremely large shotgun, mounted directly on punt boats

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