- a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Powhatan confederacy that inhabited eastern Virginia.
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Historical Examples of chickahominy
This was the case in the peninsula campaign, from Yorktown to the Chickahominy.
General McClellan has returned to his camp upon the banks of the Chickahominy.
Most of that firing is from our batteries along the Chickahominy.
The batteries on the Chickahominy will cover his passage of the bridge.
Taking the haversack, he left the thicket and went back to the brink of Chickahominy.