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Taos   /taʊz/   Listen
Taos

noun
1.
A member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico.
2.
An artist colony in northern New Mexico.






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"Taos" Quotes from Famous Books



... had gained that reputation. He grinned mirthlessly now, as he mentally reviewed a past which had been rather like the record of a professional man-killer. And yet, reviewing his past—from the day about five years ago, when he had shot a Taos bully who had drawn a gun on him with murderous intent, until today, when he had sent Laskar to his death—he could not remember one shooting affray for which he could be blamed. As a matter of fact, he had—by the courts in some instances, and by witnesses in others, ...
— 'Drag' Harlan • Charles Alden Seltzer

... to Taos I acquires this religious idee. I'm come new to the camp from some'ers down 'round Seven Rivers in the Pecos country, an' I don't know a gent. Which I'm by nacher gregar'ous; so not knowin' folks that a-way weighs on me; an' the first night I'm thar, I hastens ...
— Wolfville • Alfred Henry Lewis



Words linked to "Taos" :   town, pueblo, Land of Enchantment, nm, New Mexico



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