Pomo

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noun Po·mo \ˈpō-(ˌ)mō\

Definition of Pomo

plural

Pomo

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Pomos

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of American Indian peoples of northern California

  2. 2 :  any of the family of languages spoken by the Pomo

Origin and Etymology of pomo

in part from Northern Pomo pho·mo·, a village name, literally, at red earth hole; in part from Northern Pomo phoʔmaʔ one residing at (the place denoted by the preceding element)


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