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 (ĭg′bō) also I·bo (ē′bō)
n. pl. Igbo or Ig·bos also Ibo or I·bos
1. A member of a people inhabiting southeast Nigeria.
2. The Benue-Congo language of the Igbo.


n, pl -bo or -bos
1. (Languages) a variant spelling of Ibo
2. (Peoples) a variant spelling of Ibo


(ˈi boʊ)

n., pl. I•bos, (esp. collectively) I•bo.
1. a member of an African people of SE Nigeria, living mainly N and NE of the Niger River delta.
2. the Kwa language of the Ibo.
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Noun1.Igbo - a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria; "most Igbo are farmers"
ethnic group, ethnos - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
Nigerian - a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
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