kopje

kopje

[kop-ee]
noun (in South Africa)
a small hill.
Also, koppie.


Origin:
1880–85; < Afrikaans, equivalent to kop kop + -je diminutive suffix

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kopje or koppie (ˈkɒpɪ)
 
n
a small isolated hill
 
[C19: from Afrikaans koppie, from Dutch kopje, literally: a little head, from kop head; see kop]
 
koppie or koppie
 
n
 
[C19: from Afrikaans koppie, from Dutch kopje, literally: a little head, from kop head; see kop]

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