Definition of Pueblo

1. Noun. A member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called 'Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock).

Generic synonyms: American Indian, Indian, Red Indian
Specialized synonyms: Hopi, Taos, Zuni



2. Noun. A city in Colorado to the south of Colorado Springs.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Centennial State, Co, Colorado

3. Noun. A communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States.
Generic synonyms: Hamlet, Village

Definition of Pueblo

1. n. A communistic building erected by certain Indian tribes of Arizona and New Mexico. It is often of large size and several stories high, and is usually built either of stone or adobe. The term is also applied to any Indian village in the same region.

Definition of Pueblo

1. Noun. A communal building erected by certain Indian tribes of Arizona and New Mexico. It is often of large size and is usually built either of stone or adobe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pueblo

1. a communal dwelling of certain Indian tribes [n -LOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pueblo

pudical
pudicity
pudina
pudinas
pudique
pudknocker
pudor
pudors
puds
pudsey
pudsier
pudsiest
pudsy
pudu
pudus
pueblo (current term)
pueblos
puefellow
puefellows
puellae publicae
puellile
puer
puerarin
puered
puericulture
puerile
puerilely
puerileness
puerilism

Literary usage of Pueblo

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Cochiti villagers were active participants in the pueblo revolt of 1680, killing their missionary, but continuing to occupy their town. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Cochiti villagers were active participants in the pueblo revolt of 1680, killing their missionary, but continuing to occupy their town. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The interest of the pueblo in the lands within its limits goes back to the acquisition of the country, and precedes the passage of that Act of Congress. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"He began by saying that the Territory of Arizona is covered with mounds or ruins indicative of the habitations of prehistoric pueblo people, but that it is ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"At each pueblo the padre had a church, where he preached and taught and said Mass. With the performance of these routine duties, and of those connected with ..."

6. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1859)
"United States of America in Congress assembled, That the pueblo land claims in the Territory of New Mexico designated in the corrected lists as— A, ..."

7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"It is my opinion that in the event taxation is imposed, it will be but a short time before the masses of the New Mexico pueblo Indians will become paupers. ..."

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