Definitions for occidentalˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•ci•den•talˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl(adj.)

  1. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to the Occident or its inhabitants.

  2. western.

  3. (n.)(usu. cap.) an inhabitant of the Occident.

Origin of occidental:

1350–1400; ME < L

oc`ci•den′tal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Occidental(noun)

    a native inhabitant of the Occident

  2. Occidental(adj)

    an artificial language

  3. occidental, Hesperian(adj)

    denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere

    "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"

Wiktionary

  1. occidental(Noun)

    A Western Christian of the Latin rite

  2. occidental(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western.

    occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.

  3. occidental(Adjective)

    Possessing inferior hardness, brilliance, or beauty; u2013 used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior.

  4. Occidental(ProperNoun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occidental(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western; -- opposed to oriental; as, occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet

  2. Occidental(adj)

    possessing inferior hardness, brilliancy, or beauty; -- used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior

Freebase

  1. Occidental

    Occidental is a census-designated place in Sonoma County, California, United States. The population was 1,115 at the 2010 census, down from 1,272 at the 2000 census.

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