Example sentences for: pocahontas

How can you use “pocahontas” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To this day, for example, we cannot be sure whether it was primitive fear or mischievous humour that inspired a famous Indian woman to introduce herself to white people by her nickname ( Pocahontas , which provocatively suggests `Wanton Valley' or `Wild Place') rather than by her demure real name, Matowaka `Snowflake.

  • Disney's animation studio rebounds from a series of disappointments ( Pocahontas , Hercules ) with a feature based on a Chinese legend about a cross-dressing female warrior, winning praise for featuring a proto-feminist heroine instead of its usual submissive maidens.

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