See also: Dörp

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dorp.

NounEdit

dorp ‎(plural dorps)

  1. (now chiefly South Africa) A village or small town; a town considered provincial.
    • 1952, Doris Lessing, Martha Quest, Panther 1974, p. 51:
      ‘You can't hang about this dorp doing nothing.’
    • 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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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

dorp ‎(plural dorpe)

  1. town
  2. village

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

dorp n ‎(plural dorpen, diminutive dorpje n)

  1. village, hamlet

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