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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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A second dam in the Paphos district in Pomos is expected to overflow at any time.
STELLA MARIS, POMOS Perched on a cliff, this collection of villas close to the beautiful village of Pomos offers perfect privacy.
POMOS Located at the end of the wide north-west sweep of Hrysohou Bay, Pomos is for visitors who want to unwind.
Most of the young Indian women who worked in the Bay Area between 1920 and 1940 came from a variety of Indian groups in northern California, Nevada, and Oregon, including the Pomos, Hoopas, Shastas, Monos, Paiutes, Klamaths, Washoes, and Western Shoshones.
We had a villa in the village of Pomos, a rural area up the North West Coast.
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.
Some pomos reject the division of labour between 'science' (academic work) and 'culture' (non-academic areas) and, in many versions, emphasize the literal or narrative character of the former.