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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Taostaʊs(n.)

  1. a town in N New Mexico: resort. 3369.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Taos(noun)

    a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico

  2. Taos(noun)

    an artist colony in northern New Mexico

Wiktionary

  1. Taos(ProperNoun)

    The Taos people, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico.

  2. Taos(ProperNoun)

    The Taos language (Northern Tiwa) of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.

  3. Taos(ProperNoun)

    The pueblo of the Taos Indians in New Mexico.

  4. Taos(ProperNoun)

    The town of Taos (near Taos Pueblo, New Mexico)

  5. Origin: From tə̂o [as in tə̂otho or tə̂obo] via Taos

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  1. Taos

    Taos is a town in Taos County in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, incorporated in 1934. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,716. Other nearby communities include Ranchos de Taos, Cañon, Taos Canyon, Ranchitos, El Prado, and Arroyo Seco. The town is close to Taos Pueblo, the Native American village and tribe from which it takes its name. Taos is the county seat of Taos County. The English name Taos derives from the native Taos language meaning "place of red willows".

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