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Ordo (plural ordines) is the Latin word for order. The use of the Latin word can refer to:

  • A musical phrase constructed from one or more statements of a rhythmic mode pattern and ending in a rest
  • Ordo (Orda or Horde) is a nomadic palace for the Mongol aristocrats.
  • Order (biology), in the taxonomy of organisms
  • Ordo Recitandi: The Ordo gives complete details of the celebration of the Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours, beginning with the first Sunday of Advent
  • Monastic order
  • Ordo Templi Orientis, an organization dedicated to the religious philosophy of Thelema
  • The scholarly economic/political science journal ORDO, The Annual Review of Economic and Social Order
  • Canderous Ordo, a fictional character in the Star Wars video games Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
  • A fictional encryption program from the book Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson
  • Novus ordo seclorum which appears on the reverse of the Great Seal of the United States.


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English

Noun

Singular
ordo

Plural
ordines

ordo (plural ordines)

  1. A musical phrase constructed from one or more statements of one modal pattern and ending in a rest.

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Esperanto

Noun

ordo (plural ordoj, accusative singular ordon, accusative plural ordojn)

  1. order

Italian

Adjective

ordo m (f orda, m plural ordi, f plural orde)

  1. ugly, horrible, deformed

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Latin

Noun

ōrdō (genitive ōrdinis); m, third declension

  1. A methodically series, arrangement, or order; regular line, row, or series.
  2. A class, station, condition, rank.
  3. (military) A rank or line of soldiers; band, troop, company; command, captaincy.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative ōrdō ōrdinēs
genitive ōrdinis ōrdinum
dative ōrdinī ōrdinibus
accusative ōrdinem ōrdinēs
ablative ōrdine ōrdinibus
vocative ōrdō ōrdinēs

Derived terms

Related terms

  • ōrdinātiō
  • ōrdinātīvus
  • ōrdinātor

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