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to·pi 1

also to·pee  (tō-pē′, tō′pē)
n. pl. to·pis also to·pees
1. A pith helmet.
2. Any of various hats or caps worn chiefly in South Asia.

[Hindi ṭopī, hat.]

to·pi 2

 (tō′pē)
n. pl. topi or to·pis
Any of several subspecies of a medium-sized African antelope (Damaliscus lunatus) having a dark reddish brown coat with black patches and curved ridged horns, especially D. lunatus subsp. topi (also called D. korrigum) of central and eastern Africa.

[Of Mande origin.]

topi

(ˈtəʊpɪ)
n, pl -pis
(Animals) an antelope, Damaliscus korrigum, of grasslands and semideserts of Africa, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle
[C19: from an African language]

topi

(ˈtəʊpiː; -pɪ)
n, pl -pis
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for pith helmet
[C19: from Hindi: hat]

to•pi1

or to•pee

(toʊˈpi, ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis or -pees.
(in India) a pith helmet.
[1825–35; < Hindi ṭopī hat]

to•pi2

(ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis.
an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of E central Africa, having bluish black and yellow markings.
[1905–10; perhaps < Swahili]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topi - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the suntopi - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
sun hat, sunhat - a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun
2.topi - a large South African antelopetopi - a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Damaliscus, genus Damaliscus - African antelopes: sassabies
Translations
tropická helma
tropehjelm
trópusi sisak
sólhjálmur
šalmas nuo saulėsskrybėlė nuo saulės
tropu cepure
kolonyal şapka

topi,

topee

(ˈtəupi) , ((American) touˈpi:) noun
a helmet-like hat worn in hot countries as protection against the sun.
References in classic literature ?
Beyond, grazing herds of zebra, hartebeest, and topi dotted the level landscape, while closer to the river a bull buffalo, his head and shoulders protruding from the reeds watched the advancing blacks for a moment, only to turn at last and disappear into the safety of his dank and gloomy retreat.
The sources said any wrong move by the central leadership could divide the party completely in the district as Topi city, headquarters of the Topi tehsil, would be annoyed if Mr Islam got the ticket and if Sarfraz decided not to contest election, the mountainous Gadoon Amazai region would be upset.
Contract notice: Purchase of power transformers of savi, Topi, Risipere and misakla aj
To determine SCF, the committee was informed Industrial State Gadoon was the biggest industrial cluster received gas at high pressure and is directly supplied from SMS Topi.
SWABI -- Two women of an Afghan family died at refugee camp Gandaf, Tehsil Topi, when their mud-house built veranda caved in on Sunday, said Afghans and Topi city police.
The 5th National Dhaka Topi Day was observed across the country on the New Year day on Monday with various programmes.
RAWALPINDI -- Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) will hold launching ceremony of five-day International Rawal Expo 2018 at Topi Rakh Auditorium, Ayub Park on January 4.
Secretary DRC Swabi, Mian Mohammad Ghulam Bacha while presenting his report to DPO Sohail Khalid about last year performance said that a record 1779 disputes were successfully solved including 699 by Swabi circle, 386 by Razar circle, 351 by Topi circle and 343 by Chota Lahor circle respectively.
TOPi's concert was led by TOPi president Bryan Ricafrente, adviser Richard Lapada and production directors Michael Canete and Mauricio Sapiandante.
TOPi members, sponsors, organisers and officials of the United Filipino Organisations in Qatar at the press conference.
M resultantly consumers of 11 KV Topi feeders will face inconvenience.
Gunmen shot dead a policeman and wounded another on Friday as they headed to Pakistan's northwestern town of Topi to guard an ongoing polio campaign, officials said.