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Chickahominy

[chik-uh-hom-uh-nee]
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noun, plural Chick·a·hom·i·nies, (especially collectively) Chick·a·hom·i·ny.
  1. a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Powhatan confederacy that inhabited eastern Virginia.
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Historical Examples

  • This was the case in the peninsula campaign, from Yorktown to the Chickahominy.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864

    Various

  • General McClellan has returned to his camp upon the banks of the Chickahominy.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Most of that firing is from our batteries along the Chickahominy.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • The batteries on the Chickahominy will cover his passage of the bridge.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Taking the haversack, he left the thicket and went back to the brink of Chickahominy.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston