pueblo: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pweb'lō for 4, 5, also Sp. pwe'blô), [key]
— pl. pueb•los
  1. a communal structure for multiple dwelling and defensive purposes of certain agricultural Indians of the southwestern U.S.: 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.
  2. (cap.) a member of a group of Indian peoples living in pueblo villages in New Mexico and Arizona since prehistoric times.
  3. an Indian village.
  4. (in Spanish America) a town or village.
  5. (in the Philippines) a town or a township.


Pronunciation: (pweb'lō), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in central Colorado. 101,106.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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