AskDefine | Define dorp

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  1. A Dutch or South African village or small town; a town considered provincial or backward.


Extensive Definition

Dorp is a village or small town, from the Dutch or Afrikaans word dorp; in English its use refers chiefly to South Africa.
Dorp can also refer to:
  • villages in the Netherlands
  • New Dorp, a district of Staten Island, New York, USA.
  • A rock music band based in London

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