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Tiv

[tiv] /tɪv/
noun, plural Tivs (especially collectively) Tiv.
1.
a member of an African people living N and S of the lower Benue River in E Nigeria.
2.
the Benue-Congo language of the Tiv.
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Tiv

/tɪv/
noun
1.
(pl) Tivs, Tiv. a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in the savanna of the Benue area of S Nigeria and noted by anthropologists for having no chiefs
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo family
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