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Words nearby ord.
orchotomy, orcinol, OR circuit, Orcus, Orczy, ord., ordain, ordained, ordainee, ordeal, ordeal bean
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How to use ord. in a sentence
We found the banks of the Ord very thickly populated, and frequently camped at night with different parties of natives.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
"That will be in early summer," George Ord said, his black eyes thoughtful.
And there was no one, with the exception of George Ord, who had studied as many textbooks as he had.
I was sitting on my tarpaulins writing, and feeling rather grateful for the "softness" of my job, when a shout of "Ord'ly!"In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
In the Ord kangaroo rat, the bulk of the liver lies on the right side of the body cavity.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii|Henry W. Setzer
British Dictionary definitions for ord.
/ (ɔːd) /
a river in NE Western Australia, rising on the Kimberley Plateau and flowing generally north to the Timor Sea: subject of a major irrigation scheme. Length: about 500 km (300 miles)
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