Word History

Etymology

Dutch, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German dorf village — more at thorp

First Known Use

circa 1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dorp was circa 1576

Dictionary Entries Near dorp

Cite this Entry

“Dorp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dorp. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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