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[skwon-toh] /ˈskwɒn toʊ/
died 1622, North American Indian of the Narragansett tribe: interpreter for the Pilgrims.
Also called Tisquantum. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "I'm going northward to-morrow morning, where Squanto tells me a flock of geese are astir," Ned spoke further.

    Soldier Rigdale Beulah Marie Dix
  • "'T is a piteous tale," said Bradford gently when Squanto had finished.

    Standish of Standish Jane G. Austin
  • And that Indian proved to be Squanto, one of the five who had been taken away fifteen years before.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • Yet when Squanto said, "Take um," he thought well to obey the interpreter.

    Soldier Rigdale Beulah Marie Dix
  • The next time Samoset came he brought with him another Indian, whose name was Squanto.

  • And Squanto would be our best help, he and Captain Standish, wouldn't they?

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • The people at Plymouth did not know how to plant the corn they had found, but Squanto taught them.

  • Squanto looked proudly at his hearers, rejoicing in his good news.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • Squanto had been taken to England by some white men in 1614.

    American Leaders and Heroes Wilbur Fisk Gordy
  • "Narragansett, come tell you not friends to you," said Squanto.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart

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