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iroko

(ɪˈrəʊkəʊ)
n, pl -kos
1. (Plants) a tropical African hardwood tree of the genus Chlorophora. Also called: mvule
2. the hard reddish-brown wood of this tree
[C19: from Yoruba]
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He spent the next few years in Nigeria leading another Afrobeat band, the Mighty Irokos, but in 1984 he left Lagos for London, living there for 18 months before moving to Paris, where he lives with his family today.
Forming the Mighty Irokos, Allen moved to Paris in 1985.