Occidental Definition

ŏksĭ-dĕntl
adjective
Western.
Webster's New World
Of the Occident or its people or culture; Western.
Webster's New World

Of a gem or precious stone: of inferior value or quality. [from 18th c.]

Wiktionary
Alternative capitalization of occidental.
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Synonyms:
hesperian
noun
A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.
American Heritage
A person born in the Occident or a member of a people of that region.
Webster's New World
A Western Christian of the Latin rite.
Wiktionary
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pronoun

An artificial language, once renamed Interlingue in an attempt to compete with Interlingua.

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Other Word Forms of Occidental

Noun

Singular:
occidental
Plural:
occidentals

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

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