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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horde  \Horde\,  n.  [F.  horde  (cf.  G.  horde),  fr  Turk.  ord?, 
  ord[=i],  camp;  of  Tartar  origin.] 
  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.  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horde 
  n  1:  a  vast  multitude  [syn:  {host},  {legion}] 
  2:  a  nomadic  community 
  3:  a  moving  crowd  [syn:  {drove},  {swarm}] 




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