Sentence Examples


  • "You may punt," he said.
  • There was probably no direct intercourse with Egypt by way of the Nile, owing to the lake-like marshes between Bor and Fashoda, but instead an overland traffic with Ethiopia (the Land of Punt) via Mt Elgon and the Rudolf regions.
  • It was cut on the rocks by an Egyptian nobleman named Hannu, who states that he was sent by Pharaoh Sankhkere, Menthotp IV., with a force gathered out of the Thebaid, from Coptos to the Red Sea, there to take command of a naval expedition to the Holy Land of Punt (Puoni), "to bring back odoriferous gums."
  • Punt is identified with the Somali country, now known to be the native country of the trees that yield the bulk of the frankincense of commerce.
  • The East or Arabia), or "Lord of Puoni" (Punt), i.e.
 

How would you define punt? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus