/ˈiboʊ/ (say 'eeboh)

1. an African people living in the area of the lower Niger river.
2. (plural Igbo or Igbos) a member of this people.
3. the Benue-Congo language of this people, used especially for trade and education in south-eastern Nigeria.
4. of or relating to this people or their language.
Also, Ibo.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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