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Noun: Powhatan
  1. A member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia
  2. The Algonquian language of the Powhatan
  3. Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)
    - Wahunsonacock

Derived forms: Powhatans

Type of: Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin, Indian chief, Indian chieftain

Encyclopedia: Powhatan, VA