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kopje

[kop-ee] /ˈkɒp i/
noun, (in South Africa)
1.
a small hill.
Also, koppie.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Afrikaans, equivalent to kop kop + -je diminutive suffix
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kopje

/ˈkɒpɪ/
noun
1.
a small isolated hill
Word Origin
C19: from Afrikaans koppie, from Dutch kopje, literally: a little head, from kop head; see kop
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Word Origin and History for kopje
n.

small hill in South Africa, from S.African Dutch, diminutive of Dutch kop "hill; head" (see kop).

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