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Ordos

[awr-dos]
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noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • Crossing the Hwang-ho, they advanced into the terrible sandy tract known as the Ordos Desert.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7

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  • The nomad tribes had been pressed back and deprived of their best pasturage, namely the Ordos region.