pueblo

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noun pueb·lo \ˈpwe-(ˌ)blō; pü-ˈe-, pyü-\

Definition of pueblo

plural

pueblos

  1. 1 a :  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 United States

  2. 2 capitalized :  a member of a group of American Indian peoples of the southwestern United States

Origin and Etymology of pueblo

Spanish, village, literally, people, from Latin populus


First Known Use: 1808


Pueblo

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geographical name Pueb·lo \ˈpwe-ˌblo\

Definition of Pueblo

  1. city SE cen Colorado on the Arkansas pop 106,595


PUEBLO Defined for English Language Learners

pueblo

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noun pueb·lo \ˈpwe-(ˌ)blō; pü-ˈe-, pyü-\

Definition of pueblo for English Language Learners

  • : a group of Native American homes that have flat roofs and that were used in the past in the southwestern U.S.

  • Pueblo : a member of any of several groups of Native Americans from the southwestern U.S.


Pueblo

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geographical name Pueb·lo \ˈpwe-ˌblo\

Definition of Pueblo for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Colorado


PUEBLO Defined for Kids

pueblo

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noun pueb·lo \ˈpwe-blō\

Definition of pueblo for Students

plural

pueblos

  1. 1 :  an American Indian village of Arizona or New Mexico made up of groups of stone or adobe houses with flat roofs

  2. 2 cap :  a member of any of several American Indian peoples of Arizona or New Mexico


Learn More about pueblo

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of pueblo Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about pueblo


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