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Opechancanough

[oh-pech-uh n-kah-noh] /oʊˌpɛtʃ ənˈkɑ noʊ/
noun
1.
c1545–1644, Algonquian leader, brother of Powhatan: led Jamestown massacre 1622.
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  • This, with a genial manner, he would present to Opechancanough.

  • If you like not the look of things, find out where Opechancanough is, and I'll send him an embassy.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • Opechancanough is our head, and Opechancanough kindleth a fire indeed!

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • I hear Opechancanough and his warriors coming over the leaves.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • "Let Opechancanough go with me to-day to Jamestown," I said.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • Opechancanough has many thoughts which he shares with no man.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • But Opechancanough is his king, and the red men are his people, and the forest is his home.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • And one and all of every tribe we questioned swore that Opechancanough was at Orapax.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • After he had captured their aged chief Opechancanough, they sued for peace.

    Bacon's Rebellion, 1676

    Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
  • The savages were everywhere in arms, with Opechancanough at their head.

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