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horde
used in This Side of Paradise

2 uses
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Definition
a very large number — typically of people or animals/insects on the move
  • There are times when I think of the men out there as Roman legionaries, miles from their corrupt city, stemming back the hordes.... hordes a little more menacing, after all, than the corrupt city.... another blind blow at the race, furies that we passed with ovations years ago, over whose corpses we bleated triumphantly all through the Victorian era....
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (86% in)
  • There are times when I think of the men out there as Roman legionaries, miles from their corrupt city, stemming back the hordes.... hordes a little more menacing, after all, than the corrupt city.... another blind blow at the race, furies that we passed with ovations years ago, over whose corpses we bleated triumphantly all through the Victorian era....
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (86% in)

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