Iban

[ ee-bahn ]
/ iˈbɑn /

noun, plural I·bans, (especially collectively) I·ban.

Also called Sea Dayak. a member of any of several Dayak tribes of Sarawak.
the Austronesian language, closely related to Malay, spoken by the Iban.

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Example sentences from the Web for Iban

  • If the thing be an animal, the Iban respects the other creatures of the species.

  • The Iban women weave beautiful cotton cloths on a very simple loom.

    Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
  • But the Iban do not appear to have gained much against the Kenyah and Kayan.

    Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
  • The Iban appear to be formidable only when led and organised by Europeans.

    Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane