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 (pŏn′tē-ăk′) 1720?-1769.
Ottawa leader who led Native Americans in a revolt against the British in the Great Lakes region (1763-1766).


(Biography) died 1769, chief of the Ottawa Indians, who led a rebellion against the British (1763–66)


(ˈpɒn tiˌæk)

1. c1720–69, Ottawa Indian chief.
2. a city in SE Michigan. 71,080.
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Noun1.Pontiac - famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)
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