Native American people, now found in Arizona and New Mexico, whose distant ancestors often lived in multilevel dwellings on the sheer sides of canyons. Some of these dwellings, which resembled apartment houses, can be seen in Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. The Spanish explorers discovered these people in the sixteenth century living in villages and named both the villages and the people “pueblos” (Spanish for town).
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How to use Pueblos in a sentence
I have very good friends in New Mexico, and I was just out at one of the Pueblos there, like an hour from Albuquerque.Is Light Pollution the Easiest Environmental Problem to Fix? | Mindy Farabee | July 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On this truncated pyramid he distinguished, or thought he distinguished, one or more of the Pueblos of the Moquis.
The trail made straight for the Pueblos, but it was almost impassable to wagons, and progress was very slow.
The Moquis assured them by signs that the plundering horse-Indians never came so near the Pueblos.
We might by bare chance reach the Moqui Pueblos; but the probability is that we should die in the desert of thirst.
The low roofs of the houses and Pueblos swarmed with warriors.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady