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).
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Literary usage of Matoaka
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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 Fill« ... of Richmond (but not of Matoaka), Si. Put- tick's, March, 1862, ... Richmond and Matoaka an very rarely ! ..."