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[ tiv ]
/ tɪv /

noun, plural Tivs, (especially collectively) Tiv.

a member of an African people living N and S of the lower Benue River in E Nigeria.
the Benue-Congo language of the Tiv. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (tɪv) /


plural Tivs or Tiv a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in the savanna of the Benue area of S Nigeria and noted by anthropologists for having no chiefs
the language of this people, belonging to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo family
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