Ibo

noun
\ ˈē-(ˌ)bō How to pronounce Ibo (audio) \
variants: or \ ˈig-​(ˌ)bō How to pronounce Igbo (audio) \
plural Ibo or Ibos or Igbo or Igbos

Definition of Ibo

1 : a member of a people of the area around the lower Niger in Africa
2 : the languages of the Ibo people

First Known Use of Ibo

1757, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Ibo

Ibo Ìgbo the Ibo language

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Cite this Entry

“Ibo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ibo. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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