How to Pronounce hordes?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hordes" is [hˈɔːdz], [hˈɔːdz], [h_ˈɔː_d_z].

"Hordes" in context

Hordes are swarms or great numbers of people or animals. Throughout history, hordes have yielded great power across the world. Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire employed hordes of horsemen in the nineteenth century to expand their empire. In the twentieth century, Soviet forces used hordes of foot soldiers to launch a successful offensive campaign in Eastern Europe during WW2.

Today, an example of a horde is the so-called "zombie apocalypse". Images of this horde depict hordes of decomposing corpses walking in a mass, driven by the need for flesh.

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