noun, plural pueb·los [pweb-lohz; Spanish pwe-blaws] /ˈpwɛb loʊz; Spanish ˈpwɛ blɔs/.
Origin of pueblo
Definition for pueblos (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for pueblos
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|DAILY BEAST
Pestilence and war causes of abandonment of pueblos and rancherias .
The masked dances amongst the Pueblos, in which animal personifications take place and masks are worn, are called Katcina dances.Human Animals|Frank Hamel
These have been called the “Pueblo Indians” because they live in pueblos or towns.The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
All the mortar used was of adobe or the tenacious clay which serves so many purposes among the Pueblos.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895|Jesse Walter Fewkes
It is also handed down that the pueblos were destroyed in wars with the Apaches.
British Dictionary definitions for pueblos (1 of 3)
noun plural -los (-ləʊz, Spanish -los)
Word Origin for pueblo
British Dictionary definitions for pueblos (2 of 3)
noun plural -lo or -los
British Dictionary definitions for pueblos (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for pueblos
"Indian village," 1808, from Spanish pueblo "village, small town; people, population," from Latin populum, accusative of populus "people" (see people (n.)).
Culture definitions for pueblos
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).