[ awr-dos ]
/ ˈɔr dɒs /
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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Examples from the Web for ordos
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.]|Wolfram Eberhard
Crossing the Hwang-ho, they advanced into the terrible sandy tract known as the Ordos Desert.