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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.
They said two water pumps had developed faults in Topi tehsil main city.
Walidur Rehman of Menai in his report at Topi police station stated that his father Shafi ur Rehman last night had gone to the house of his father-in-law.
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser also congratulated the inhabitants Kotta and Topi for the completion of a separate 11-KV Feeder and expressed the hope that with a separate feeder it would provide relief to the people on one hands and on the other overcome the low voltage, load management on durable basis.
The Sindhi Topi and Ajrak is the identity of the people of Sindh.
On the occasion people wearing Ajrak and Sindhi Topi, traditional block printed shawl while the musical programs and rallies are held in various cities to mark the day with zeal.
People will wear cultural dresses with Sindhi Topi and Ajrak to spotlight centuries old rich culture of Sindh.
Financial services group Nordea Bank AB (STO:NDA) announced on Tuesday that Topi Manner, head of Personal Banking and member of group executive management, will be leaving Nordea by the end of 2018 to join Finnair as the new CEO.
Topi Manner, head of Personal Banking, is to leave Nordea Bank AB (STO: NDA-SEK).
Broadway musical hits such as Jekyll & Hide's"This is the Moment" and the theme from the longest running show in Broadway history"Phantom of the Opera" were among the production numbers performed by Tanghalang Overseas Pinoy (TOPi) during their recital held at the Gondolania Villagio Mall on Friday.
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.
The 5th National Dhaka Topi Day was observed across the country on the New Year day on Monday with various programmes.