Definition of Pontiac

1. Noun. Famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769).

Generic synonyms: Shawnee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontiac

Poncirus trifoliata
Ponfick's shadow
Pongamia glabra
Ponte 25 de Abril
Pontederia cordata
Pontiac (current term)
Pontiac fever
Ponzi scam
Ponzi scams
Ponzi scheme
Ponzi schemes

Literary usage of Pontiac

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1. History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan by Silas Farmer (1890)
"The year after this article was written, on July 31, 1830, the Pontiac & Detroit ... Five years were allowed to complete the Detroit & Pontiac Line, ..."

2. History of the United States of America by Henry William Elson (1904)
"CONSPIRACY OF Pontiac The fall of French dominion in Canada and the West left the ... The leader of this great movement was Pontiac, probably the ablest ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"10430, pay to the order of the Pontiac Savings Bank one hundred ... This draft, with bill of lading attached, was forwarded by the Pontiac Savings Bank to ..."

4. The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart. by William Leete Stone (1865)
"That Pontiac himself was greatly influenced by these insidious efforts to prevent his journey, is evident from a circumstance which ..."

5. Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada by Jameson (Anna) (1839)
"Of this Pontiac you have read, no doubt, in various books of travels and ... Pontiac is the hero pzr excellence of all these regions; and in all the ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
""He's — too — ha'sh," he said, slowly. Private Gellatly looked up wonderingly. But the old man's eyes were wet. VALMOND From 'When Valmond Came to Pontiac ..."

7. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"The way was largely prepared for Pontiac, and the degree of success which he ... Yet without the organizing genius of Pontiac to give method and order ..."

8. The States and Territories of the Great West: Including Ohio, Indiana by Jacob Ferris (1856)
"... The fort at Detroit — Pontiac inspects the fort during a calumet dance — Pontiac'a conspiracy on the fort at Detroit defeated — A general destruction of ..."

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