pueblo

noun
pueb·​lo | \ ˈpwe-(ˌ)blō How to pronounce pueblo (audio) ; pü-ˈe-, pyü- \
plural pueblos

Definition of pueblo

1a : the communal dwelling of an American Indian village of Arizona, New Mexico, and adjacent areas consisting of contiguous flat-roofed stone or adobe houses in groups sometimes several stories high
b : an American Indian village of the southwestern U.S.
2 capitalized : a member of a group of American Indian peoples of the southwestern U.S.

First Known Use of pueblo

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for pueblo

Spanish, village, literally, people, from Latin populus

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“Pueblo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pueblo. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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pueblo

noun
pueb·​lo | \ ˈpwe-blō How to pronounce pueblo (audio) \
plural pueblos

Kids Definition of pueblo

1 : a village of a tribe of indigenous people in Arizona or New Mexico with buildings that are typically made of stone or adobe and have flat roofs
2 capitalized : a member of any of several tribes of indigenous people of Arizona or New Mexico

Pueblo geographical name

Pueb·​lo | \ ˈpwe-ˌblo How to pronounce Pueblo (audio) \

Definition of Pueblo

city on the Arkansas River in southeast central Colorado population 106,595

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