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Webster 1913 Edition


Pueblo

Pueb′lo

,
Noun.
[Sp., a village, L.
populus
people. See
People
.]
A communistic building erected by certain Indian tribes of Arizona and New Mexico. It is often of large size and several stories high, and is usually built either of stone or adobe. The term is also applied to any Indian village in the same region.
Pueblo Indians
(Ethnol.)
,
any tribe or community of Indians living in pueblos. The principal Pueblo tribes are the Moqui, the Zuñi, the Keran, and the Tewan.

Definition 2023


Pueblo

Pueblo

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English

Proper noun

Pueblo

  1. A city in Colorado.

pueblo

pueblo

See also: Pueblo

English

Noun

pueblo (plural pueblos)

  1. A community in Spain or Spanish America, especially one of Pueblo Indians living in a stone or adobe multi-storey building. [from 19th c.]
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 17:
      ‘And their flats and houses?’ Jane pointed to a custer of executive villas in the pueblo style.

Translations


Old Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *poplum, from Latin populum, singular accusative of populus (people, nation).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpwe.βlo]

Noun

pueblo m (plural pueblos)

  1. people, nation
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 3v. a.
      & dixo aella. ij. / gétes a ento vientre. &. ij. pu / eblos de tus entránas. ý ſtran.
      And he said to her: "two nations are in your womb, and to peoples from within you will be separated."
    • Idem, f. 12r. b.
      E dixo dios cate & ui. afflicci- / on de myo pueblo q es en egip / to.
      And God said: "I have noticed and seen the affliction of my people in Egypt."
    • Idem, 13r. b.
      E dixieró / a pharaon eſto diz el sénor. Dios / de iſrl´ dexa mio pueblo. e ſeruir / me a en el deſerto.
      And they said to pharaoh: 'this is what the Lord, God of Israel, says: 'let my people go and they shall serve me in the desert'.'

Related terms

Descendants

  • Ladino: puevlo (Latin spelling)
  • Spanish: pueblo

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish pueblo, from Vulgar Latin *poplum, from Latin populum, singular accusative of populus (people, nation).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpwe.blo/, [ˈpwe.βlo]

Noun

pueblo m (plural pueblos)

  1. town, village
  2. the common people, the working classes
  3. population, people, nation

Related terms

See also

Verb

pueblo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of poblar.