PuebloFor the Pueblo tribes, see Pueblo people
A pueblo is the distinctive village lived in by the Pueblo peoples of the American Southwest. Apartment blocks and other buildings in a pueblo are contructed from adobe and stonework. Pueblos sometimes are located in defensive positions, for example, on high steep mesas such as Acoma. Besides residential space pueblos generally have plazas and kivas, traditional spiritual gathering places.
In addition to the contemporary pueblos now occupied by Native Americans there are numerous ruins of archeological interest throughout the Southwest, some of relatively recent origin, others of prehistoric origin such as the cliff dwellings and other habitations of the Anasazi.
Pueblo is also the name of a large Puerto Rican supermarket chain with branches in all 78 Puerto Rican cities plus Venezuela and Florida. Pueblo Supermarkets also has a spin-off company named Pueblo Xtra