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Noun: Pocahontas  ,pow-ku'hón-tus [N. Amer], ,pó-ku'hón-tus [Brit]
  1. A Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)
    - Matoaka, Rebecca Rolfe

Type of: Powhatan

Encyclopedia: Pocahontas, MO