- a desert plateau in the S Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region in N China. About 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
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Crossing the Hwang-ho, they advanced into the terrible sandy tract known as the Ordos Desert.
The nomad tribes had been pressed back and deprived of their best pasturage, namely the Ordos region.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]