a communal structure for multiple dwelling and defensive purposes of certain agricultural Indians of the southwestern United States: built of adobe or stone, typically many-storied and terraced, the structures were often placed against cliff walls, with entry through the roof by ladder.
(initial capital letter) a member of a group of Indian peoples living in pueblo villages in New Mexico and Arizona since prehistoric times.
an Indian village.
(in Spanish America) a town or village.
(in the Philippines) a town or a township.
- pre·pueb·lo, adjective
Other definitions for Pueblo (2 of 2)
a city in central Colorado.
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How to use pueblo in a sentence
In 1598, the pueblo residents of Acoma, in modern New Mexico, rebelled against Spanish attempts to coerce them into becoming subjects of a distant monarch.The ‘First Thanksgiving’ Story Covers Up the All Too Real Violence in Early America | Peter C. Mancall | November 24, 2021 | Time
A common revival of the style called Santa Fe style, a mix of pueblo architecture and Spanish colonial architecture, can be found in southwestern states like Arizona and New Mexico.Ancient architecture might be key to creating climate-resilient buildings | Angely Mercado | October 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
The All pueblo Council of Governors also issued a statement lauding their fellow pueblo member’s confirmation the Arizona Central reported.LGBTQ ally New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland confirmed by Senate as Interior Secretary | Brody Levesque | March 16, 2021 | Washington Blade
Deb Haaland, a pueblo woman, is the most fitting to serve this role.
On a missing-person search mission four years ago in southern Colorado’s Mesa Verde National Forest, Nahla got the chance to show how talented she is when she sniffed out human remains in the park’s ancient pueblo dwellings.For these dogs, the deadly serious business of avalanche rescue is all a game | Cindy Boren | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The pueblo Grande Museum and Archeological Park has a settlement history of its own.
He is a member of the Santa Ana pueblo, one of the 22 tribes in New Mexico.
Dennis owned a beautiful church-like adobe building near the Taos pueblo, where his brother lived.
pueblo is the gateway to the southern Colorado community and the Southwest.
I grew up in a rural, mini-metropolis about 100 miles south of Denver: pueblo, Colorado.
And so Coronado, thanks to one of his splendid inventions, was not invited up to the pueblo.
In the morning she had noticed, at the other end of the pueblo from her quarters, a large room which was frequented by men alone.
The man had come up to the pueblo on purpose to have a plain talk with the girl and learn exactly what she meant to do with him.
Curious eyes now turned toward the seeming mound on the summit, querying whether it might not be the remains of an antique pueblo.
Doña Jocasta regarded Tula doubtfully; she certainly gave no appearance of holding wealth to redeem a pueblo.The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
British Dictionary definitions for pueblo (1 of 3)
a communal village, built by certain Indians of the southwestern US and parts of Latin America, consisting of one or more flat-roofed stone or adobe houses
(in Spanish America) a village or town
(in the Philippines) a town or township
British Dictionary definitions for Pueblo (2 of 3)
a member of any of the North American Indian peoples who live in pueblos, including the Tanoans, Zuñi, and Hopi
British Dictionary definitions for Pueblo (3 of 3)
a city in Colorado: a centre of the steel industry. Pop: 103 648 (2003 est)
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