hoogte, noun

AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, hoog high + noun-forming suffix -te.
A rise or height; higher terrain. See also randjie.
1935 H.C. Bosman Mafeking Rd (1969) 13If you walk over my farm to the hoogte, and look towards the north-west, you can see Abjaterskop behind the ridge of the Dwarsberge.
1958 A. Jackson Trader on Veld 158I could almost name the hour when he would emerge from a certain ‘hoogte’ (rise) with his goatskin bag on a stick slung over his shoulder.
1974 A. Small in S. Gray On Edge of World 185Just up the slope, slanting on the hoogte (rise) on the other side of the farm labourers’ hovels, was the graveyard.
A rise or height; higher terrain.
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