Definitions for occidentˈɒk sɪ dənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Oc•ci•dentˈɒk sɪ dənt(n.)
the Occident, the West; the countries of Europe and America.
Ref: Western Hemisphere.
(l.c.) the west; the western regions.
Origin of Occident:
ME < MF < L occidere to fall, (of the sun) to set =oc-oc-+-cidere, comb. form of cadere to fall
the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
western hemisphere, occident, New World(noun)
the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
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.
Origin: From occident, from occidentem, from occido
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
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.
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