Definitions for POMOˈpoʊ moʊ
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a member of an Indian people of northern California living along the Russian River valley and adjacent Pacific coast
the Kulanapan language spoken by the Pomo
An indigenous population native to Northern California.
The family of languages of this people.
Origin: Used in English since 1877, Pomo derives from the Pomo language words /pʰoːmoː/ and /pʰoʔmaʔ/, meaning "those who live at red earth hole". It was once the name of a village in Southern Potter Valley, possibly referring to the red mineral magnesite used for beads, or to the reddish earth and clay such as hematite mined in the area.
Pomo is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located 1.25 miles southeast of Potter Valley, at an elevation of 942 feet. A post office operated at Pomo from 1870 to 1871, from 1872 to 1881, and from 1882 to 1911. It is named after a village of the Pomo people, itself named Pomo, which stood nearby.
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