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occidental

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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Oc=ci=den=tal

CIDE DICTIONARY

occidentala. [L. occidentalis; cf. F. occidental.].
  •  Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western; -- opposed to oriental; as, occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Possessing inferior hardness, brilliancy, or beauty; -- used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

occidental, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 of the Occident.
2 western.
3 of Western nations.
--n. (Occidental) a native of the Occident.

Derivative
occidentalism n. occidentalist n. occidentalize v.tr. (also -ise). occidentally adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF occidental or L occidentalis (as OCCIDENT)

THESAURUS

occidental

antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost

ROGET THESAURUS

occidental

Laterality

N laterality, side, flank, quarter, lee, hand, cheek, jowl, jole, wing, profile, temple, parietes, loin, haunch, hip, beam, gable, gable end, broadside, lee side, points of the compass, East, Orient, Levant, West, orientation, lateral, sidelong, collateral, parietal, flanking, skirting, flanked, sideling, many sided, multilateral, bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral, Eastern, orient, oriental, Levantine, Western, occidental, Hesperian, sideways, sidelong, broadside on, on one side, abreast, alongside, beside, aside, by the side of, side by side, cheek by jowl, to windward, to leeward, laterally, right and left, on her beam ends, his cheek the may of days outworn.


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