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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

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.]


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]


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


or to•pee

(toʊˈpi, ˈtoʊ pi)

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


(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
tropická helma
trópusi sisak
šalmas nuo saulėsskrybėlė nuo saulės
tropu cepure
kolonyal şapka



(ˈtəupi) , ((American) touˈpi:) noun
a helmet-like hat worn in hot countries as protection against the sun.
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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.
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SWABI -- District Police Thursday foiled a possible bid of terrorism by recovering explosives for a vehicle within the limits of Topi Police Station.
SWABI -- Four suspected terrorists were killed in a pre-dawn encounter with the district police in the mountainous areas of Maini village, a region of newly established tehsil Topi on Wednesday, said District Police Officer Javed Iqbal.
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The Sindhi Cultural Day is celebrated worldwide every year by wearing Ajrak and Sindhi Topi (cap), which are regarded as identities the Sindhi culture and a symbol of the Indus Valley civilization.
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.
Head of Nestholma accelerator Topi Jarvinen says: "Pictures and videos are in central role in many of the most successful services and products at the moment.
In May, Albanian President Bamir Topi visited the State of Kuwait for the purpose of promoting relations in all domains.
Lawmakers have a maximum five sessions to choose a successor for Bamir Topi, whose five-year term expires on July 24.
Albanian President Bamir Topi paid an official visit to the Republic of Macedonia on 19-20 April, at Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov's invitation.
Negative reactions appeared in Serbian media following the visit of Albanian President Bamir Topi to Macedonia, from his messages that "the writings in the Serbian media should be isolated.