a Union Territory of SE India: transferred from French to Indian administration in 1954 and made a Union Territory in 1962. Capital: Puducherry. Pop: 973 829 (2001 est). Area: 479 sq km (185 sq miles)
a port in SE India, capital of the Union Territory of Puducherry (Pondicherry), on the Coromandel Coast. Pop: 220 749 (2001)
noun, plural pueblos [pweb-lohz; Spanish pwe-blaws] /ˈpwɛb loʊz; Spanish ˈpwɛ blɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. a communal structure for multiple dwelling and defensive purposes of certain agricultural Indians of the southwestern U.S.: built of adobe or stone, typically many-storied and terraced, the structures were often placed against cliff walls, with entry through the roof by ladder. […]
noun 1. a state in S central Mexico. 13,124 sq. mi. (33,990 sq. km). 2. the capital of this state, in the N part. noun 1. an inland state of S central Mexico, situated on the Anáhuac Plateau. Capital: Puebla. Pop: 5 070 346 (2000 est). Area: 33 919 sq km (13 096 sq miles) […]
adjective 1. of or relating to a child or to childhood. 2. childishly foolish; immature or trivial: a puerile piece of writing. adjective 1. exhibiting silliness; immature; trivial 2. of or characteristic of a child
noun, Psychiatry. 1. childishness in the behavior of an adult. noun 1. (psychiatry) immature or childish behaviour by an adult puerilism pu·er·il·ism (pyōō’ər-ə-lĭz’əm, pyur’ə-) n. Childish behavior in an adult, especially as a symptom of mental illness.
noun, plural puerilities. 1. the state or quality of being a child. 2. the quality of being puerile; childish foolishness or triviality. 3. a puerile act, idea, remark, etc.: an inexcusable puerility.