Ba·​go·​bo | \ bəˈgō(ˌ)bō\
plural Bagobo or Bagobos

Definition of Bagobo

1a : a predominantly pagan people inhabiting southern Mindanao, Philippines
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Bagobo people

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First Known Use of Bagobo

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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