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 for horde
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Horde \Horde\ (h[=o]rd), n. [F. horde (cf. G. horde), fr. Turk.
     ord[=u], ord[imac], camp; of Tartar origin.]
     1. 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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: Any large group of people or animals, especially
        one wandering or moving about; as, the movie star was
        surrounded by a horde of screaming fans.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  horde
      n 1: a vast multitude [syn: horde, host, legion]
      2: a nomadic community
      3: a moving crowd [syn: drove, horde, swarm]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "horde":
     army, assemble, bunch, bunch up, clot, cluster, cohue, collect,
     come together, congregate, converge, copulate, couple, crowd,
     crush, date, deluge, drove, flock, flock together, flood,
     flow together, forgather, fuse, galaxy, gang around, gang up,
     gather, gather around, heap, herd together, hive, host, huddle,
     ignobile vulgus, jam, league, legion, link, many-headed multitude,
     mass, meet, merge, mill, mob, mobile vulgus, multitude, muster,
     panoply, press, push, rabble, rally, rally around, rendezvous,
     rout, ruck, seethe, spate, squash, stream, surge, swarm,
     the common herd, the crowd, the great unnumbered,
     the great unwashed, the herd, the hoi polloi, the horde,
     the majority, the many, the masses, the mob, the multitude, throng,
     unite
  
  

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