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[skwon-toh] /ˈskwɒn toʊ/
died 1622, North American Indian of the Narragansett tribe: interpreter for the Pilgrims.
Also called Tisquantum. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "'T is a piteous tale," said Bradford gently when Squanto had finished.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin
  • Remember, if Squanto is not harmed, Corbitant is not to be touched.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin
  • Squanto, as father has said again and again, did very much to aid.

    Mary of Plymouth James Otis
  • Yet when Squanto said, "Take um," he thought well to obey the interpreter.

    Soldier Rigdale Beulah Marie Dix
  • And Squanto would be our best help, he and Captain Standish, wouldn't they?

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • Squanto looked proudly at his hearers, rejoicing in his good news.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • "Narragansett, come tell you not friends to you," said Squanto.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • Squanto gave them the hint of putting one in every hill of corn.

  • Squanto had been taken to England by some white men in 1614.

    American Leaders and Heroes Wilbur Fisk Gordy
  • Squanto was the only one left of the tribe that had once lived at Plymouth.

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