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Powhatan

[pou-uh-tan, -hat-n] /ˈpaʊ əˌtæn, -ˌhæt n/
noun, plural Powhatans (especially collectively) Powhatan for 1.
1.
a member of any of the Indian tribes belonging to the Powhatan Confederacy.
2.
the Eastern Algonquian language spoken by the Powhatan people.
3.
c1550–1618, North American Indian chief in Virginia, father of Pocahontas and founder of the Powhatan Confederacy.
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Powhatan

/ˌpaʊhəˈtæn; paʊˈhætən/
noun
1.
American Indian name Wahunsonacock. died 1618, American Indian chief of a confederacy of tribes; father of Pocahontas
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