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Taos 1(tous, tä′ōs)
n. pl. Taos
1. A member of a Pueblo people located north-northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2. The Kiowa-Tanoan language of the Taos people.
Taos 2(tous, tä′ōs)
1. 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.
2. A pueblo of northern New Mexico northeast of the town of Taos.
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a town in N New Mexico: resort. 3369.
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|Noun||1.||Taos - a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico|
Pueblo - 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.||Taos - an artist colony in northern New Mexico|
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