pueblo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pueblo, from Latin populus.

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Noun[edit]

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.

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin populum, singular accusative of populus (people, nation).

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Noun[edit]

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'.'

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpwe.blo/, [ˈpwe.βlo]

Noun[edit]

pueblo m (plural pueblos)

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

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Verb[edit]

pueblo

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