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Syllabification: Po·ca·hon·tas
Pronunciation: /ˌpōkəˈhäntəs
( Circa 1595–1617), American Indian; daughter of Powhatan, an Algonquian chief in Virginia. According to John Smith, she rescued him from death at the hands of her father. In 1612, she was seized as a hostage by the English, and she later married colonist John Rolfe.

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