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dorp

[ dawrp ]

noun

  1. a village; hamlet.


dorp

/ dɔːp /

noun

  1. archaic.
    a small town or village


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dorp1

First recorded in 1560–70; from Dutch; cognate with thorp
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Word History and Origins

Origin of dorp1

C16: from Dutch: village; related to thorp
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Example Sentences

Their aunt Maïla had a chalet and a little farm over on the green slopes towards Dorp Ampas.

On Easter Monday all the village people betake themselves to the principal street of the 'dorp' to watch the 'eiergaarder.'

They were (p. 159) captured at De Wet's Dorp, and after a long detour they were set free at the same town.

Still called New Dorp; a village some two miles east of Richmond.

In the dorp yonder I met a man who had come from Port Elizabeth.

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