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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia; Indian chief and founder of a confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia.

Usage examples (31)
  • It is called Powhatan, according to the name of a principall country that lyeth vpon it.
  • As the Powhatan was a king then his daughter was a princess, and as such must be treated with all respect.
  • Their chiefe ruler is called Powhatan, and taketh his name of his principall place of dwelling called Powhatan.
  • That was undoubtedly the point of vantage, but The Powhatan was a much dreaded werowance and they dared not risk his ire. for more
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