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[ee-foo-gou] /ˌi fuˈgaʊ/
noun, plural Ifugaos (especially collectively) Ifugao.
a member of an agricultural people who inhabit Luzon, in the Philippines. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Ifugao, then, has a mold exactly like the pipe he made of wax.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • Among the Ifugao a slave was absolutely the property of his owner.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • The laws of the descent of property are, as has been said, the clearest and most concise of all Ifugao laws.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • Of all Ifugao laws, they are the most definite and the most invariably followed.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • One more type of Ifugao origin myth merits our attention before we come to the conclusion.

  • This is in accordance with the principle of Ifugao law: The family must at all hazards be preserved.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • Of political organization the Ifugao has nothing—not even a suggestion.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • They blame the Kiangan people, saying that the latter invited the Spaniards into Ifugao.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • A small part of Ifugao law consists even yet of taboos that are arbitrary and, except in essence, unreasonable.

    Ifugao Law R. F. Burton
  • In this case they should belong to the Mayoyao or Ifugao family (Luzon).

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