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pomo

[poh-moh]Informal.
adjective
  1. postmodern.
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noun
  1. the postmodern movement; postmodernism.
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Origin of pomo

First recorded in 1985–90

Pomo

[poh-moh]
noun, plural Po·mos, (especially collectively) Po·mo.
  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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Historical Examples of pomo

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for pomo

pomo

adjective
  1. informal short for postmodern
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