Definition of Ordos
1. ordo [n] - See also: ordo
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ordos
Literary usage of Ordos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1895)
"Nearly all the eastern section from ordos to the Yellow Sea was rebuilt in the fifth century, and the double rampart along the north-west frontier of the ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"The southern part down to the southern frontier of the ordos, ... In the south of the sandy regions of South ordos the country rises higher, ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"Crossing the Yellow Eiver, here some 400 yards wide, I found myself in the country of the Jungar Mongols, the easternmost of the seven ordos tribes forming ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"East of the desert of Ala-shan, and only separated from it by the Hwang-ho, is the desert of ordos or Ho-tau, "a level steppe, partly bordered by low hills. ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1887)
"... started from Peking in 1884, with the intention of crossing the desert of ordos (Ortus) to ... On the southern border of ordos are the ruins of ..."