Ponce


Ponce

Ponce is a name of Hispanic origin. The name may refer to:

Persons

*Alberto Ponce (1935—), French classical guitarist
*Camilo Ponce (1912–1976), President of Ecuador 1956–1960
*Carlos Ponce (1972—), Puerto Rican actor, singer, and composer
*Daniel Ponce de León (1980—), Mexican professional boxer
*Domingo Ponce (1890–1972), Filipino Labor Leader and Supreme Head and Founder of Legionarios del Trabajo
*Edgar Ponce (1974–2005), Mexican actor and dancer
*Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León (1951—), President of Mexico 1994–2000
*Juan Federico Ponce Vaides (1889–1956), Guatemalan politician, acting president 1944
*Juan Ponce de León (1460–1521), Spanish explorer and conquistador of the New World
*Juan Ponce de León II (16th c.), first Puerto Rican to assume the temporary governorship of Puerto Rico
*Juan Ponce Enrile (1924—), Filipino politician and senator
*Juan Ponce Sumuroy (17th c.), Filipino rebel leader
*Luis Ponce de León (1527–1591), Spanish poet and Augustinian friar
*Manuel Barbachano Ponce (1924–1994), Mexican film producer, director, screenwriter, and novelist
*Manuel Maria Ponce (1882–1948), Mexican composer
*Manuel María Ponce Brousset (1874–1966), President of Peru for two days in 1966
*Mariano Ponce (1863–1918), Filipino physician and leader of the Propaganda Movement
*Mateo de la Mata Ponce de León ( [?] –1720), Spanish colonial officer, interim viceroy of Peru 1716
*Pedro Ponce de León (1520–1584), Spanish Benedictine monk, established a school for the deaf
*Sergio Amaury Ponce (1981—), Mexican football player
*Waldo Ponce (1982—), Chilean football player

Places

*Ponce, Puerto Rico, a city in Puerto Rico
*Ponce de Leon, Florida, a town in Florida, USA
*Ponce de Leon, Missouri, an unincorporated community in Missouri, USA
*Ponce de Leon Bay, a bay in Florida, USA
*Ponce Inlet, Florida, a town in Florida, USA
*Ponce de Leon Springs State Recreation Area, Holmes County, Florida, USA

Other

*Grupo Garza Ponce, Mexican construction company
*USS "Ponce" (LPD-15), ship of the US Navy

Florida, USA

*Ponce de León Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida, USA
*Ponce de Leon Inlet Light, lighthouse on Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, USA
*Ponce de Leon Middle School, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Puerto Rico

*Ponce Lions, basketball team of Ponce, Puerto Rico
*Ponce massacre, 1937 killing of 19 demonstrators by police in Ponce, Puerto Rico
*Ponce Museum of Art, Ponce, Puerto Rico
*Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico
*Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponce in Ponce, Puerto, Rico
*University of Puerto Rico at Ponce in Ponce, Puerto Rico


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  • poncé — poncé …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Ponce — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Ponce (desambiguación). Municipio Autónomo de Ponce Vista de la ciudad de Ponce …   Wikipedia Español

  • ponce — [ pɔ̃s ] n. f. • 1248; bas lat. pomex, icis, class. pumex 1 ♦ Roche magmatique très poreuse, de faible densité. Pierre ponce : fragment de cette roche servant au polissage, au nettoyage. 2 ♦ (1621) Techn. Sachet d étoffe peu serrée contenant une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ponce — ist der Name folgender Orte: Ponce (Puerto Rico), Stadt in Puerto Rico Ponce ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alberto Ponce (eigentlich Alberto González Muñoz; * 1935), spanischer Gitarrist und Gitarrenlehrer Camilo Ponce Enríquez… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ponce — 1. (pon s ) 1°   S. f. Pierre volcanique légère et spongieuse. •   On emploie la ponce pour préparer beaucoup de corps au poli, AL. BRONGNIART Minér. t. I, p. 335, dans POUGENS. 2°   Adj. Pierre ponce. •   Les pierres ponces les plus légères et… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ponce — PÓNCE adj. invar. (În sintagma) Piatră ponce = rocă vulcanică de culoare cenuşie sau albă, poroasă şi uşoară; spumă de mare; bucată din această rocă, întrebuinţată ca material abraziv la curăţatul petelor de pe mâini, la înlăturarea pielii… …   Dicționar Român

  • poncé — poncé, ée 1. (pon sé, sée) part. passé de poncer1. Frotté avec la pierre ponce. Argenterie poncée. poncé, ée 2. (pon sé, sée) part. passé de poncer2. Marqué avec la ponce. Papier poncé. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE 2. PONCÉ. Ajoutez : 2°   S. m.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ponce — PONCE. Terme dont l usage est renfermé dans cette phrase. Pierre ponce, ou pierre de ponce, qui se dit d une sorte de pierre extrémement seche, legere & poreuse …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • ponce — Brit. informal ► NOUN 1) a man who lives off a prostitute s earnings. 2) derogatory an effeminate man. ► VERB 1) (ponce about/around) behave in an affected or ineffectual way. 2) (ponce off) ask for or obtain (something to which one is not… …   English terms dictionary

  • Ponce — [pō̂n′se] [after Juan Ponce de León y Loaiza (great grandson of PONCE DE LEÓN Juan), who founded it ( c. 1692)] seaport in S Puerto Rico: pop. 186,000 …   English World dictionary


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