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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Powhatan princess who befriended the English colonists at Jamestown and is said to have saved Capt. John Smith from execution by her people. She married the colonist John Rolfe (1614) and later traveled to England, where she died.

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  • noun A Native American woman.

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  • noun 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)

Etymologies

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After Pocahontas, a famous young Native American woman

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