Definitions for occidentˈɒk sɪ dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. West, Occident(noun)

    the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America

  2. western hemisphere, occident, New World(noun)

    the hemisphere that includes North America and South America

Wiktionary

  1. occident(Noun)

    The part of the horizon where the sun last appears in the evening; that part of the earth towards the sunset; the west; u2013 opposed to orient. Specifically, in former times, Europe as opposed to Asia; now, also, the Western hemisphere.

  2. Origin: From occident, from occidentem, from occido

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occident(noun)

    the part of the horizon where the sun last appears in the evening; that part of the earth towards the sunset; the west; -- opposed to orient. Specifically, in former times, Europe as opposed to Asia; now, also, the Western hemisphere

  2. Origin: [F., fr. L. occidens, occidentis, fr. occidents, p. pr. of occidere to fall or go down. See Occasion.]

Freebase

  1. Occident

    Occident is a Romanian film released in 2002, and directed by Cristian Mungiu. It stars Alexandru Papadopol as a 29-year old man named Luci and Anca Androne as his wife Sorina. The film is a tragicomedy about young people who move to the West when they can not make ends meet in Romania.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Occident

    ok′si-dent, n. the western quarter of the sky where the sun goes down or sets: the west generally.—adj. Occiden′tal, noting the quarter where the sun goes down or sets: western: relatively less precious, as a gem.—n. a native of some occidental country—opp. to Oriental.—v.t. Occiden′talise, to cause to conform to western ideas or customs.—ns. Occiden′talism, habits, &c., of occidental peoples; Occiden′talist, a student of occidental languages—opp. to Orientalist: an individual belonging to an oriental country who favours western ideas, customs, &c.—adv. Occiden′tally. [Fr.,—L. occidens, -entis, pr.p. of occidĕre, to fall down.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of occident in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of occident in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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