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(Physical Geography) a small isolated hill
[C19: from Afrikaans koppie, from Dutch kopje, literally: a little head, from kop head; see kop]
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or kop•pie(ˈkɒp i)
n., pl. kop•jes or kop•pies.
(in South Africa) a small hill.
[1880–85; < Afrikaans]
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|Noun||1.||kopje - a small hill rising up from the African veld|
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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noun (S. African) hill, down (archaic), fell, mount, height, mound, prominence, elevation, eminence, hilltop, tor, knoll, hillock, brae (Scot.) the rocky kopjes, small hills rising like islands
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