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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Po"nent
Western; occidental.

Etymology: OF., fr. It. ponente, properly, setting (applied to the setting sun), fr. L. ponens, p. pr. of ponere to set, put


Borrowed from Italian ponente (“west”), ultimately from Latin ponent-, ponens, present participle of ponere (“to place”).

  1. the west; the area of the setting sun

ponent was also found in the following language(s): Catalan and Latin

Fun Facts about the name Ponent

  • How unique is the name Ponent? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ponent was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Ponent born Dec 17, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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