Golden Horde


: a body of Mongols that overran eastern Europe in the 13th century and dominated Russia until 1486

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Golden Horde was in 1863

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“Golden Horde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Golden Horde

geographical name

region comprising most of what is now Russia in Europe; formed the western part of the Mongol Empire from the middle of the 13th century to the end of the 14th century

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