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Opechancanough

[oh-pech-uh n-kah-noh]
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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.

    Pioneers of the Old South

    Mary Johnston

  • 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

  • "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

  • Opechancanough is our head, and Opechancanough kindleth a fire indeed!

    To Have and To Hold

    Mary Johnston