What does pueblo mean?

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ˈpwɛb loʊpueblo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pueblonoun

    a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)

  2. Pueblonoun

    a city in Colorado to the south of Colorado Springs

  3. pueblonoun

    a communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States


  1. pueblonoun

    A communal building erected by certain Indian tribes of Arizona and New Mexico. It is often of large size and is usually built either of stone or adobe.

  2. Etymology: pueblo, from populus.


  1. pueblo

    A pueblo is a term used in the Southwestern United States to describe either a type of rural community consisting of homes built from adobe or stone or a specific type of Native American tribe, known for such settlements. The term "pueblo" is Spanish for "town" or "village". It originally was used to describe the communities inhabited by the Puebloans, a Native American culture centered in the Southwestern US.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pueblonoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [Sp., a village, L. populus people. See People.]


  1. Pueblo

    Pueblos are modern and ancient communities of Native Americans in the Southwestern United States of America. The first Spanish explorers of the Southwest used this term to describe the communities housed in apartment-like structures built of stone, adobe mud, and other local material. These structures were usually multi-storied buildings surrounding an open plaza. They were occupied by hundreds to thousands of Pueblo people.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pueblo

    pweb′lo, n. a town or settlement in Spanish America: one of the communal habitations of the New Mexico aborigines.—adj. Pueb′lan. [Sp., a town—L. populus, a people.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pueblo is ranked #98553 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pueblo surname appeared 184 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Pueblo.

    32% or 59 total occurrences were White.
    27.7% or 51 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    20.6% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    8.7% or 16 total occurrences were Asian.
    8.1% or 15 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.7% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pueblo in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pueblo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pueblo in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    Act of War: Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo, the Pueblo fell through the cracks of history because it became a sideshow to everything that happened.

  2. Nick Gradisar:

    This steel really built the American West, it used to be that the fortunes of Pueblo rose and fell on the economics of the steel industry.

  3. Jack Cheevers:

    The Pueblo incident may gain prominence over time because it teaches us that you can deal with North Korea, even during a major crisis.

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