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pomo

[poh-moh] /ˈpoʊ moʊ/ Informal.
adjective
noun
2.
the postmodern movement; postmodernism.
Origin of pomo
1985-1990
First recorded in 1985-90

Pomo

[poh-moh] /ˈpoʊ moʊ/
noun, plural Pomos (especially collectively) Pomo.
1.
a member of an American Indian people of northern California.
2.
any of several related languages of the Pomo Indians.
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  • Unless otherwise stated, the pomo terms are in the Eastern dialect.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • The Yuki, however, have certain beliefs that the pomo do not possess.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • The bear doctor was known to the pomo as gauk brakal, human bear.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • This ceremony was perhaps the most important of the four-day ceremonies of the pomo.

    Ceremonies of the Pomo Indians Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • pomo women are not allowed to learn any dialect but their own.

  • The pomo have orators, as do most other central Californians.

  • pomo, an apple; pomujo, an apple tree (arbo is also used, as pomarbo).

    The Esperanto Teacher Helen Fryer
  • pomo beliefs differ rather fundamentally from those here summarized.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • In the first place, the pomo appear to know nothing of the magician acquiring his power from the bears themselves.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
  • One informant ascribed the source of pomo bear doctor knowledge to the Lake Miwok, to the south.

    Pomo Bear Doctors Samuel Alfred Barrett
British Dictionary definitions for pomo

pomo

/ˈpəʊməʊ/
adjective
1.
(informal) short for postmodern
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