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kobo

[koh-boh] /ˈkoʊ boʊ/
noun, plural kobo, kobos.
1.
a bronze coin and monetary unit of Nigeria, the 100th part of a naira.
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  • kobo keep it secret—chief not know—prophet not know,” answered kobo.

  • Now lie down and sleep;” said kobo, “no more animals to-night.

  • kobo told them that they could not do better than remain where they were.

  • This, kobo informed them, was to be the form of death chosen for the missionary.

  • But kobo silenced them by threatening to report their lukewarmness to the chief.

  • For vibrant actuality there is nothing to come up to Mr. Strang's kobo.

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  • If kobo had remained faithful, I say, something might have been done.

  • On the west side appeared the rocks of which kobo had told them, and which presented a most picturesque appearance.

  • He prays every day in the big hut to his Spirits, and many of the Bechuanas pray with him, but not kobo.

  • kobo might well say there was plenty of food to be obtained in the island, which seemed to them to be like an enchanted garden.

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