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(in place names) n
(Human Geography) a small village
[Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp]
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Archaic. a hamlet; village.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon thorp, Old High German thorf, dorf village, estate, Old Norse thorp farm]
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