There are 2 definitions of IBAN in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪban


  • International Bank Account Number.

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There are 2 definitions of IBAN in English:


Line breaks: Iban
Pronunciation: /ˈiːban

noun (plural same)

  • 1A member of an indigenous people of Kalimantan and Sarawak. Also called Sea Dayak.
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    • 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.


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  • Relating to the Iban or their language.
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    • 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.