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n. pl. Cariban or Cari·bans
1. Variant of Carib..
2. A language family comprising the Carib languages.
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Ca•ri•ban(ˈkær ə bən, kəˈri-)
a family of American Indian languages, many now extinct or moribund, concentrated in the Guiana region of South America, with lesser representation in E Venezuela, Colombia, and Brazil S of the Amazon.
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