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horde

noun

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a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • a horde of mosquitoes
  • hordes of tourists from the cruise ship crowded the shops and cafes

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crowd, throng, horde, crush, mob mean an assembled multitude. crowd implies a close gathering and pressing together. a crowd gathered throng and horde suggest movement and pushing. a throng of reporters a horde of shoppers crush emphasizes the compactness of the group, the difficulty of individual movement, and the attendant discomfort. a crush of fans mob implies a disorderly crowd with the potential for violence. an angry mob

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The first known use of horde was in 1555

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“Horde.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/horde. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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