- a member of a people of the Malay stock in northern Luzon in the Philippines, comprising various tribes, some noted as headhunters.
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He told us with a chuckle that he had traded his dog to an Igorot for a cow.The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines
For example, next to a great Christian cathedral was the Igorot dog market.
But a third Igorot boy did follow, and he returned to Bontoc this morning.
Unlike the Igorot spears, the Ifugao weapons were tall with flared points.
Camp had been pitched in a grove of trees on the Igorot side of the divide.
Igorrote (ˌɪɡəˈrəʊtɪ, ˌiːɡə-)
- a member of a Negrito people of the mountains of N Luzon in the Philippines: noted as early exponents of mining
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