n (sometimes derog 有时作贬义) very large group (esp of people); huge crowd; throng 大群, 大帮（尤指人）; 人群
*hordes of fans, tourists, football supporters, shoppers, etc 大群的狂热爱好者、旅游者、足球迷观众、购物者等
* There were hordes of people at the jumble sale. 废旧货物拍卖场上人山人海.
* Fans had descended on the concert hall in their hordes, ie in large numbers. 大群的歌迷一窝蜂地涌向音乐厅.
* The plains were overrun by Tartar hordes. 这些平原上散布着鞑靼人的游牧部落.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French;Origin: and German, from Polish horda]
a large crowd moving in a noisy uncontrolled way
There were hordes of people inside the station.
1. The force there assembled was trivial compared with the Danish horde. 他集结在那里的军队和丹麦大军相比是微不足道的，