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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Pueblo people located north-northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • noun The Kiowa-Tanoan language of the Taos people.
  • A town of northern New Mexico north-northeast of Santa Fe in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It developed as an art colony after 1898 and has attracted many artists and writers, including Ansel Adams and D.H. Lawrence.
  • A pueblo of northern New Mexico northeast of the town of Taos.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun The Taos people, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico.
  • proper noun The Taos language (Northern Tiwa) of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.
  • proper noun The pueblo of the Taos Indians in New Mexico.
  • proper noun The town of Taos (near Taos Pueblo, New Mexico)

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  • noun a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico
  • noun an artist colony in northern New Mexico

Etymologies

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From Taos tə̂o ("village") [as in tə̂otho ("in the village") or tə̂obo ("to the village")] via Spanish Taos ("Taos")

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