kopje

or kop·pie

[ kop-ee ]
/ ˈkɒp i /

noun (in South Africa)

a small hill.

Origin of kopje

1880–85; < Afrikaans, equivalent to kop kop + -je diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for kopje

kopje

koppie

/ (ˈkɒpɪ) /

noun

a small isolated hill

Word Origin for kopje

C19: from Afrikaans koppie, from Dutch kopje, literally: a little head, from kop head; see kop
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