Definitions for Hordehɔrd, hoʊrd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horde, host, legion(noun)

    a vast multitude

  2. horde(noun)

    a nomadic community

  3. drove, horde, swarm(noun)

    a moving crowd

GCIDE

  1. Horde(n.)

    Hence: Any large group of people or animals, especially one wandering or moving about; as, the movie star was surrounded by a horde of screaming fans.

  2. Origin: [F. horde (cf. G. horde), fr. Turk. ord, ord, camp; of Tartar origin.]

Wiktionary

  1. horde(Noun)

    A wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people (originally Tatars) migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude.

  2. horde(Noun)

    A large number of people.

    We were beset by a horde of street vendors who thought we were tourists and would buy their cheap souvenirs.

  3. Origin: Recorded in English since 1555. From horde, from German Horde, from horda, from орда, which may come directly from Mongol or from West Turkic (compare Tatar urda, 'horde', Turkish ordu, 'camp, army'), from orda, ordu, 'court, camp, horde'; akin to Kalmuk orda.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horde(noun)

    a wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude

  2. Origin: [F. horde (cf. G. horde), fr. Turk. ord, ord, camp; of Tartar origin.]

Freebase

  1. H.O.R.D.E.

    Horizons of Rock Developing Everywhere or H.O.R.D.E. Festival was a touring summer rock music festival originated by the musical group Blues Traveler in 1992. In addition to travelling headliners, the festival gave exposure to bands, charities, and organizations from the local area of the concert.

Anagrams for Horde »

  1. Herod

  2. Rhode

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lord Byron, Don Juan:

    Society is now one polished horde, --- Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.

  2. Camille Paglia:

    Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A sane may distinguish the true believers in him from the horde of followers by differentiating who TRULY likes his own or others shared thoughts from those who MERELY like the beautiful picture that his quote poster has got.


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