Occidental meaning

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The definition of occidental is something from the Western part of the world including Europe and America.

Fashion from Europe is an example of something occidental.

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Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
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A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.
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Western.
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Of the Occident or its people or culture; Western.
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A person born in the Occident or a member of a people of that region.
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Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western. [from 16th c.]

Occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.

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Of a gem or precious stone: of inferior value or quality. [from 18th c.]
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A Western Christian of the Latin rite.
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An artificial language, once renamed Interlingue in an attempt to compete with Interlingua.
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Alternative capitalization of occidental.
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Origin of occidental

  • From Old French occident, from Latin occidentem (“western sky, part of the sky in which the sun sets"), from occido (“go down, set")
    From Wiktionary