noun see kopje

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  • koppie — UK [ˈkɒpɪ] / US [ˈkɑpɪ] noun [countable] Word forms koppie : singular koppie plural koppies South African a small hill …   English dictionary

  • koppie — kopje kop je, koppie kop pie(k[o^]p [i^]) n. [South African D., dim. of kop. See {Kop}.] A hillock; a small kop, especially a small hill rising up from the African veld. [South Africa] [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5] Note: The colloqual Dutch …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • koppie — n. (also kopje) S.Afr. a small hill. Etymology: Afrik. koppie, Du. kopje, dimin. of kop head …   Useful english dictionary

  • koppie — n. tiny hill that rises up from the African veld …   English contemporary dictionary

  • koppie — [ kɒpi] (also kopje) noun S. African a small hill. Origin Afrik., from Du. kopje, dimin. of kop head …   English new terms dictionary

  • koppie — kop·pie …   English syllables

  • kopje — or koppie noun Etymology: Afrikaans koppie Date: 1848 a small usually rocky hill especially on the African veld …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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