Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a people of southeast Nigeria.
  • noun The Benue-Congo language of the Ibibio, closely related to Efik.

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  • proper noun an ethnic group of southern Nigeria
  • proper noun the language spoken by the Ibibio people of southern Nigeria

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Examples

  • The Lorelei is my sherris ; Ibibio shall not want.

    23rd Psaltery

  • Surely goofball and meringue shall follow mealie all the daytrippers of my lifespan, and Ibibio will dwell in the housedress of the Lorelei forever.

    23rd Psaltery

  • The largest groups within the cluster include the 4 million Ibibio, 3.4 million Tiv, 1.4 million Ebira and 1.3 million Anaang, but there are an additional 45 groups with more than 100,000 members.

    Survey of West Africa: Peoples Summarized

  • NigeriaNigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%

    Ethnic groups

  • Ethnic groups: Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%

    Nigeria

  • His drama presentation, according to Akinosho, suggested that in every household in Ijawland, Itsekiri, Urhobo, Andoni, Ogoni and Ibibio, there was raging debate on the quality of governance in Nigeria.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • His drama presentation, according to Akinosho, suggested that in every household in Ijawland, Itsekiri, Urhobo, Andoni, Ogoni and Ibibio, there was raging debate on the quality of governance in Nigeria.

    NIGERIA LITERATURE PRIZE REVIEW IN THE MEDIA

  • The main ethnic groups of the Cross River area are the Ekoi, the Ejagham, the Ibibio and the Korup, while those of the Cameroon-Congo Bantu Sector are the Uroko and Mbo tribes, to the east of the project area.

    Chapter 7

  • New mothers among the Ibibio people of Nigeria retire to a separate hut called the “fattening room,” where they are cared for by older women and devote themselves only to eating, sleeping, and caring for their babies.

    Shouldn’t I Be Happy?

  • For example, after a period of rest in the “fattening room,” the Ibibio mother with her infant is welcomed out of seclusion with a feast in her honor.

    Shouldn’t I Be Happy?

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