Pronunciation: (pweb'lō; for 4, 5, also Sp. pwe'blô), [key]
pl. pueb•losPronunciation: (pweb'lōz; Sp. pwe'blôs). [key]

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]
a city in central Colorado. 101,106.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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