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infibulation

Syllabification: in·fib·u·la·tion
Pronunciation: /inˌfibyəˈlāSHən
 
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Definition of infibulation in English:

noun

The practice of excising the clitoris and labia of a girl or woman and stitching together the edges of the vulva to prevent sexual intercourse. It is traditional in some northeastern African cultures but is highly controversial.

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