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PUEBLO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pueblo mean? 

PUEBLO (noun)
  The noun PUEBLO has 3 senses:

1. a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called pueblos by the Spanish because they live in villages built of adobe and rock
2. a city in Colorado south of Colorado Springs
3. a communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States

  Familiarity information: PUEBLO used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUEBLO (noun)


Sense 1Pueblo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called pueblos by the Spanish because they live in villages built of adobe and rock

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Pueblo" is a kind of...):

American Indian; Indian; Red Indian (a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Pueblo"):

Hopi (a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona)

Taos (a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico)

Zuni (a member of the Pueblo people living in western New Mexico)


Sense 2Pueblo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A city in Colorado south of Colorado Springs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Pueblo" is a part of...):

Centennial State; CO; Colorado (a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains)


Sense 3pueblo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("pueblo" is a kind of...):

hamlet; village (a settlement smaller than a town)


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