- 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.
Etymology: Via hordaPolish, horda, Russian ordí "horde, clan, troop", from Turkic orda, ordu "camp" (compare urdu). The initial h- first appears in Polish. First attested in English in the 1550s.
- We were beset by a of street vendors who thought we were tourists and would buy their cheap souvenirs.
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