Definition of Matoaka

1. Noun. 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).

Exact synonyms: Pocahontas, Rebecca Rolfe
Generic synonyms: Powhatan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matoaka

Matera
MathML
Mathew
Mathew B. Brady
Mathias
Mathieson
Mathilda
Mathurin
Mathurins
Matilda
Matildas
Matisse
Mato
Mato Grosso
Mato Grosso do Sul
Matoaka (current term)
Matricaria chamomilla
Matricaria inodorum
Matricaria matricarioides
Matricaria oreades
Matricaria recutita
Matricaria tchihatchewii
Matrigel
Matrigels
Matrixism
Mats
Matsue
Matsumoto
Matsuyama
Matt

Literary usage of Matoaka

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"He was a man of extensive literary attainments, and one of his most interesting productions was "Pocahontas, alias Matoaka, and her Descendants. ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1890)
"Portrait of Matoaka al's Rebecca FillĀ« ... of Richmond (but not of Matoaka), Si. Put- tick's, March, 1862, ... Richmond and Matoaka an very rarely ! ..."

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