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1informal, derogatory(of people, tourists)multitud femininehorda femininethere were hordes of people — había miles de personas
- Few men ever enter the hallowed portals of the bridal shop and the dress, once bought, is jealously guarded from male sight by a horde of female relatives.
- There's even a marvelous impression of an infatuated audience given by a horde of panting extras.
- He got savaged, for the umpteenth time, by a horde of ravening Republicans.
- Outside the Russia House, headquarters for the country's Olympic delegation in Turin, a horde of people gathered at the entryway, looking frozen and distraught.
- I had forgotten that Julian himself had a horde of loyal female defenders.
- A group of strangers barricade themselves into a house in order to escape from a horde of flesh-eating zombies.
- On one side of the avenue stood a horde of onlookers, on the other television crews, all looking two blocks south towards a colossal pile of twisted and smoking steel, seven stories high.
- The media plans to assemble a horde of journalists in Terre Haute to report live on the execution.
- The prospect of better remuneration and living conditions attracted a horde of low paid Muslims to such gatherings.
- Such is the notoriety of the paintings, the auction at Gleneagles next month is expected to attract interest from a horde of international collectors who are expected to bid at least £30,000 for the pair.
- But leader writers have to compete for attention nowadays with a horde of columnists and regular commentators who indulge in polemics which are, by their nature, less measured than editorials.
- The 99-year-old circus has pitched tents here with about 300 staff and a horde of animals, including elephants, horses, parrots and dogs.
- When the victorious Indian team landed in Delhi on their way back from Sydney, IHF president K. P. S. Gill and a horde of officials received the team at the airport.
- Although a horde of Thursday night previewers came to the consensus that ‘it was cute,’ this film is not worth paying $8 or over to see.
- It's one thing to get some exercise; it's something else to repeatedly, day after day, show off in spandex before a horde of newspapermen.
- Now, however, with internal communications networks and the speed of the Internet, you don't need a horde of people in a big pyramid to handle all that information.
- It's already clear that there are a whole bunch of highbrows who talk only to themselves and a horde of middlebrows who simply try to out-bray one another.
- When you find the whole nation, is behaving like a horde of mythical lemmings, about to go over the cliff, you don't want to follow lemming opinion!
- If you're going to have a birthday party and want to transport a horde of 10-year-olds, borrow the minivan.
- Dating back hundreds of years to the times when the Kazakhs were divided into three distinct hordes or large tribes, it has been important to know about your kin groups.
2(of insects, locusts)plaga feminine
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