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koppie Line breaks: kop¦pie
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒpi/
(also kopje)

Definition of koppie in English:


South African
A small hill in a generally flat area.
Example sentences
  • The festival began in the bar on top of the koppie, and has been going from strength to strength.
  • One, who was named Musilo, managed to flee to a small kopje or hillock from which he watched the murder.
  • Alas, there seemed to be water towers on red koppies all over the place.


Afrikaans, from Dutch kopje, diminutive of kop 'head'.

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