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jibaro

[ hee-vuh-roh; Spanish hee-vah-raw ]
/ ˈhi vəˌroʊ; Spanish ˈhi vɑˌrɔ /
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noun, plural ji·ba·ros [hee-vuh-rohz; Spanish hee-vah-raws for 1 ]. /ˈhi vəˌroʊz; Spanish ˈhi vɑˌrɔs for 1 /.
an inhabitant of the rural regions of Puerto Rico.
the music of the rural regions of Puerto Rico.
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Origin of jibaro

First recorded in 1860–65 referring to the Ecuadorean and Peruvian people; from Latin American Spanish jíbaro, self-designation of an Indigenous people of Ecuador and Peru, famous for their resistance to colonial rule, or a member of this people, or their language

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