Main definitions of Pontiac in English

: Pontiac1Pontiac2

Pontiac1

proper noun

  • An industrial city in southeastern Michigan, northwest of Detroit; population 66,095 (est. 2008)

Pronunciation:

Pontiac

/ˈpän(t)ēˌak/

Main definitions of Pontiac in English

: Pontiac1Pontiac2

Pontiac2

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Pontiac

/ˈpän(t)ēˌak/