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Via [[w:Template:lang:pl language|Template:lang:pl]][[Category:Template:lang:pl derivations]] horda, Russian орда (ordá), “‘horde, clan, troop’”), from Turkic orda, ordu "camp" (compare urdu). The initial h- first appears in Polish. First attested in English in the 1550s.
- (RP) enPR: hôd, IPA: /hɔːd/, SAMPA: /hO:d/
- (US) enPR: hôrd, IPA: /hɔːrd/, SAMPA: /hO:rd/
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)d
- 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.
- 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.
horde f., sometimes m. (plural horden or hordes)
horde f., sometimes m. (plural horden)
- hordeloop (hurdle-race)
- M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]
horde f. (plural hordes)
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