from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Pocahontas 1595?-1617. Powhatan princess who befriended the English colonists at Jamestown and is said to have saved Capt. John Smith from execution by her people.
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- n. A Native American woman.
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- n. 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)
After Pocahontas, a famous young Native American woman (Wiktionary)