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n. pl. Pomo or Po·mos
1. A member of a group of Native American peoples inhabiting an area of the Coast Ranges of northern California.
2. Any of the seven languages of the Pomo.


 (pō′mō) Informal
1. Postmodern.
2. Postmodernist.
n. pl. po·mos
1. A postmodernist.
2. Postmodernism.



(Sociology) informal short for postmodern


(ˈpoʊ moʊ) Informal. adj.
1. postmodern.
2. the postmodern movement; postmodernism.


(ˈpoʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, (esp. collectively) -mo.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the N California coast and adjacent inland areas.
2. any of the seven related languages spoken or formerly spoken by the Pomo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pomo - a member of an Indian people of northern California living along the Russian River valley and adjacent Pacific coast
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Pomo - the Kulanapan language spoken by the Pomo
Kulanapan - a group of languages of the Hokan family
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STELLA MARIS, POMOS Perched on a cliff, this collection of villas close to the beautiful village of Pomos offers perfect privacy.
He was crossing what has been described as the very dangerous Polis to Pomos road passing through Argaka.
POMOS Located at the end of the wide north-west sweep of Hrysohou Bay, Pomos is for visitors who want to unwind.
Pomos are a delicacy in some African communities and can command high underthe-counter prices.
The shock discovery has triggered an urgent Birmingham City Council probe after an undercover reporter bought the African delicacy known as pomos.
The African delicacy - known as pomos - is reportedly being sold across London in breach of BSE regulations.
In short order, the hoax was revealed and, to what should have been the terminal mortification of pomos everywhere, found its way into The New York Times.
Many people are scared to go further than this for fear of being thought of as frivolous or stale PoMos.
In front of the diorama's village mural, lifelike mannequins represent Pomos making and using the baskets for which they are justly famous.