American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
- n. A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the occident or west; of, pertaining to, or characteristic of those countries or parts of the earth which lie to the westward.
- Specifically [cap. or lowercase] — Pertaining to or characteristic of those countries of Europe defined above as the Occident (see occident, 2), or their civilization and its derivatives in the western hemisphere: as, Occidental climates; Occidental gold; Occidental energy and progress.
- Pertaining to the countries of the western hemisphere; American as opposed to European.
- Setting after the sun: as, an occidental planet.
- Further to the west.
- As used of gems. having only an inferior degree of beauty and excellence; inferior to true (or oriental) gems, which, with but few exceptions, come from the East.
- In all meanings opposed to oriental or orient.
- n. [cap. or lowercase] A native or an inhabitant of the Occident or of some Occidental country: opposed to Oriental.
- n. Specifically— A native or an inhabitant of western Europe.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of the western hemisphere; an American.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western.
- adj. this sense?) (obsolete) Possessing inferior hardness, brilliance, or beauty; – used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior.
- n. A Western Christian of the Latin rite
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western; -- opposed to
- adj. Possessing inferior hardness, brilliancy, or beauty; -- used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior.
- n. a native inhabitant of the Occident
- n. an artificial language
- adj. denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere
- From Old French occident, from Latin occidentem ("western sky, part of the sky in which the sun sets"), from occido ("go down, set") (Wiktionary)
“We cannot impose the "occidental" traditions as the only, correct way.”
“Well, many japanese mangas make no sense if you are looking it with an "occidental" point of view.”
“He got into occidental college, then he went to Harvard law and made the law review.”
“The outright aim of the occidental coalition is to overthrow the leader," Col.”
“Los que dirigen nuestra economa, pensaba Nikola, en el mundo occidental, nos permite disfrutar de un alto estndar de vida, de placer comparado criminal nuestros vecinos al sur de la lnea imaginaria que llamamos lmite.”
“The synonyms architectural and western are almost always used instead of architectonic and occidental. other examples being petroleum (excepting technical use and OPEC) and milliard.”
“Il faut donc commencer à être décomplexé de l'homme blanc. car bcp d'africains souffrent d'un complexe d'inferiorité face l'homme occidental.”
“The film is a satire of modern occidental medicine.”
“Français · Bubisher: Un Bibliobus pour les enfants du Sahara occidental”
“Le monde occidental a les yeux rivés sur l'Iran croyant naïvement qu'une révolution est en train de se produire et qui pourrait emporter le régime despotique en place depuis la chute du Chah.”
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