[ ee-boh ]
/ ˈi boʊ /

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.
Also Igbo.
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/ (ˈiːbəʊ) /


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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