Metaphysical meaning of Pontus (mbd) Pontus, pon'-tus (Gk.)--deep; sea; wave. A district in the northeastern part of Asia Minor, and bordering on the sea, whence it received its name (Acts 2:9). Meta. Universal mind (deep, sea; see AQUILLA, who was a man of Pontus). ________________________ Preceding Entry: Pontius Following Entry: Poratha Print View the discussion thread.