Horde, a term of Turkic origin meaning a clan of nomads (ultimately from the Turkic ordu, orda meaning "encampment" , cf. Urda; Ордын; Ordu; cf. the related term yurt). 'Ordu' is also the word for 'Army' in Persian of Afghanistan.
Horde may refer to:
- the White Horde, formed 1226.
- the Blue Horde, formed 1227.
- the Golden Horde, a Tatar-Mongol state established in the 1240s
- the Nogai Horde, a Tatar clan situated in the Caucasus Mountain region, formed in the 1390s.
- Jüz, the traditional divisions of Kazakh society, consisting of the Greater, Middle and Lesser Hordes.
Horde may also refer to:
- Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, known colloquially in the West during the Cold War as the Red Horde
- Great Dark Horde, an independent fraternal/sororal group within the Society for Creative Anachronism modeled on an idealized version of Mongol culture
- Evil Horde, a group of fictional characters in Masters of the Universe media
- Horde (band), an unblack metal band
- The Golden Horde (band), a rock band
- Horde (software), a Web software programmers' framework
- The Horde, a 1994 action-strategy video game
- Locust Horde, main enemies in the Xbox 360 video game Gears of War
- Horde, one of the factions in the Warcraft universe.
- H.O.R.D.E., a music festival in the United States
- Horde (comics), several characters and a species used in Marvel Comics
- Urdu, a Persianized register of the Khariboli language, takes its name from the same word.
- not to be confused with unrelated Hoard "treasure".