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Ibibio

[ib-uh-bee-oh]
noun, plural I·bi·os, (especially collectively) I·bi·o for 1.
  1. a member of a people of southeastern Nigeria.
  2. the Benue-Congo language of the Ibibio people, very closely related to Efik.
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Historical Examples of ibibio

  • She was a native of Ibibio, and the name was given to her on account of her good looks, as she was born in the spring-time.

    Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa

    Elphinstone Dayrell


British Dictionary definitions for ibibio

Ibibio

noun
  1. plural -os or -o a member of a Negroid people of SE Nigeria, living esp in and around Calabar
  2. Also called: Efik the language of this people
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