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Meaning of Pocahontas

Po•ca•hon•tas

Pronunciation: (pō"ku-hon'tus), [key]
— n.
  1. (Rebecca Rolfe) 1595?–1617, American Indian woman who is said to have prevented the execution of Captain John Smith.
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