[ ib-uh-bee-oh ]
/ ˈɪb əˈbi oʊ /
noun, plural I·bi·os, (especially collectively) I·bi·o for 1.
a member of a people of southeastern Nigeria.
the Benue-Congo language of the Ibibio people, very closely related to Efik.
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Examples from the Web for 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
/ (ɪˈbɪbɪəʊ) /
plural -os or -o a member of a Negroid people of SE Nigeria, living esp in and around Calabar
Also called: Efik the language of this people
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