Last modified on 20 May 2014, at 11:37

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dorp.

NounEdit

dorp (plural dorps)

  1. (now chiefly South Africa) A village or small town; a town considered provincial.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 186:
      I took on a case in the little dorp of Villiers in the Orange Free State.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *thorp, from Proto-Germanic *þurpą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dorp n (plural dorpen, diminutive dorpje n)

  1. village, hamlet

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