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Definition of the noun pocahontas

What does pocahontas mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Pocahontas: Matoaka / Rebecca Rolfe
    • instance of: Powhatan = a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia

Alternative definition of the noun pocahontas


  1. A Native American woman.


  1. Pocahontas is a city in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States, along the Black River. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city was 6,765. The city is the county seat of Randolph County.
  2. Pocahontas is a city in and the county seat of Pocahontas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,789 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 1,970 population in the 2000 census.
  3. Pocahontas is a town in Tazewell County, Virginia. It was named for Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas who lived in the 17th Century Jamestown Settlement. The population was 441 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,578.
  4. Pocahontas is a village in Bond County, Illinois, United States. The population was 784 at the 2010 census. Pocahontas is the hometown of country music singer Gretchen Wilson.
  5. Pocahontas is a village in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 114 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Girardeau–Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Pocahontas a.k.a. Pocahontas, Tennessee: Pocahontas is an unincorporated community in Hardeman and McNairy counties, Tennessee, United States.
  7. Pocahontas a.k.a. Pocahontas, Mississippi: Pocahontas is an unincorporated community located in northern Hinds County, Mississippi on U.S. Route 49. It is located 5 miles south of Flora and 9 miles north of Jackson and part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

There are other places with in their name, like Pocahontas Statue, Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine.

Phrases with Pocahontas

  1. Pocahontas Cave Amphipod
  2. Poanes Pocahontas
  3. Sweltsa pocahontas
  4. Hesperia pocahontas
  5. Perithemis Pocahontas
  6. Custotychus pocahontas
  7. Doronomyrmex pocahontas
  8. species Sweltsa pocahontas
  9. species Hesperia pocahontas
  10. Species Perithemis Pocahontas
  11. species Custotychus pocahontas
  12. species Doronomyrmex pocahontas

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Pocahontas

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Google previewThe Mountain State (1893)

A Description of the Natural Resources of West Virginia by George W. Summers

POCAHONTAS COUNTY. Location and Charactek. — Pocahontas is an eastern border county, the top of the Alleghanies being the dividing line between Pocahontas and the State of Virginia. It lies about southeast of the center of the State.

Google previewMulticulturalism and the Mouse (2009)

Race and Sex in Disney Entertainment by Douglas Brode

Pocahontas is a beautiful person, not yet another image of the female reduced to beauty object. With this icon of a full and rich loveliness—intellectual, emotional, and spiritual, as well as physical—Disney added a woman of color to its gallery ...

Google previewAround Uniontown (2003)

by Victoria Dutko Leonelli

Based on a foundation of freedom, friendship, and charity, the Degree of Pocahontas is a fraternal organization that was established in 1885. This organization is also acknowledged as a patriotic conservator that follows the history, customs, ...

Google previewDebating Disney (2016)

Pedagogical Perspectives on Commercial Cinema by Douglas Brode, Shea T. Brode

We might choose to perceive Ratcliff as the spokesperson for old Disney, whereas Pocahontas is the voice of both new Disney and the audience's new normal. This has gradually evolved over the past half century since, during the post–World ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

PoCAHontAs playwriGhts hOriZOns Founded in 1971, Playwrights Horizons is an Off-Broadway, not-for-profit place for theatre in New York City that is dedicated to nurturing new plays and musicals. Originally located at the Clark Center Y, ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1916)


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Scrabble value of P3O1C3A1H4O1N1T1A1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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