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Ibo

[ ee-boh ]
/ ˈi boʊ /
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noun, plural I·bos, (especially collectively) I·bo.
a member of an Indigenous Black people of southeastern Nigeria, renowned as traders and for their art.
the language of the Ibo, a Kwa language.
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Also Ig·bo [ig-boh] /ˈɪg boʊ/ .
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Ibo

Igbo

/ (ˈiːbəʊ) /

noun
plural -bos or -bo a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in S Nigeria
the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family: one of the chief literary and cultural languages of S Nigeria
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