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Pronunciation: /ˈīban/


International Bank Account Number.

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Iban 2

Pronunciation: /ˈiːban/

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noun (plural same)

1A member of an indigenous people of Kalimantan and Sarawak. Also called Sea Dayak.
Example sentences
  • Some of the tribes that reside in Sarawak, Malaysia are the Iban, Orang Ulu, and Bidayuh.
  • He's been to visit the Iban so many times that when he visits he is treated like an old friend.
  • The Iban, a tribe of friendly headhunters, inhabits the area.
2 [mass noun] The Austronesian language of the Iban, spoken by around 380,000 people.


Relating to the Iban or their language.
Example sentences
  • It will also carry the information: ‘This is the translation of the Bible in the Iban language'.
  • Jenkin's film is a period piece, the story of an Iban servant girl who falls in love with a young Englishman in British-ruled Borneo.
  • It's the natives of Borneo - in particular the former head hunting Iban tribe - that have captured Keith's heart.


The name in Iban.

Words that rhyme with Iban

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