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Pontiac 1

Pronunciation: /ˈpän(t)ēˌak/
An industrial city in southeastern Michigan, northwest of Detroit; population 66,095 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Pon·ti·ac

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Pontiac 2

Pronunciation: /ˈpän(t)ēˌak/
(Circa 1720–69), Ottawa Indian chief. He is credited with organizing and leading a rebellion against the British, during which he led a year-long siege of Fort Detroit 1763–64. He agreed to terms of peace in 1766.

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Syllabification: Pon·ti·ac

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