There are 2 definitions of Taos in English:


Syllabification: Taos
Pronunciation: /tous, ˈtä-ōs
A town in northern New Mexico, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; population 5,551 (est. 2008).

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There are 2 definitions of Taos in English:


Syllabification: Taos
Pronunciation: /tous

noun (plural same)

1A North American people native to New Mexico.
More example sentences
  • Most archeologists believe that the Taos Indians along with other Pueblo Indians settled along the Rio Grande migrated from the Four Corners region.
  • The Taos Indians, being great hunters, are also famous for their work with animal skins – moccasins, boots and drums.
  • A deep forested mountain valley cradles a small lake that is the headwaters of Rio Pueblo, which tumbles through the village of the Taos people.
1.1A member of the Taos.
1.2The language of the Taos.
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  • Taos belongs to a northern sub-grouping on the Tiwa branch of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.
  • In data collected in 1935 and 1937, he notes that Taos was spoken by all members of the Taos Pueblo community.