Powhatan: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pou'u-tan", -hat"n), [key]
— pl. -tans, -tan
- a member of any of the Indian tribes belonging to the Powhatan Confederacy.
- the Eastern Algonquian language spoken by the Powhatan people.
- c1550–1618, North American Indian chief in Virginia, father of Pocahontas and founder of the Powhatan Confederacy.
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