Definition of Pocahontas in English:

Pocahontas

proper noun

  • (c.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.

Pronunciation:

Pocahontas

/ˌpōkəˈhän(t)əs/