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oc·ci·den·tal

or Oc·ci·den·tal  (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
n.
A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.

occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental

Occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
of or relating to the Occident
n
(Physical Geography) an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
ˌOcciˈdentalism n
ˌOcciˈdentalist n, adj
ˌOcciˈdentally adv

oc•ci•den•tal

(ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl)

adj.
1. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to the Occident or its inhabitants.
2. western.
n.
3. (usu. cap.) an inhabitant of the Occident.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
oc`ci•den′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Occidental - an artificial language
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
Adj.1.occidental - denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
western - relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts; "the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western thought"
Translations

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdentl] ADJoccidental

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl] adj (= western) → occidental(e)

occidental

adj (liter)abendländisch
n (rare)Abendländer(in) m(f)

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntl] adj (frm) → occidentale
References in classic literature ?
The portmanteau, being of occidental build, was no feather- weight; it had distressed the powerful Alan; and as for John, he was crushed under its bulk, and the sweat broke upon him thickly.
But I was too restless to watch long; I am too Occidental for a long vigil.
Major Putnam was a bald-headed, bull-necked man, short and very broad, with one of those rather apoplectic faces that are produced by a prolonged attempt to combine the oriental climate with the occidental luxuries.
A sort of halo, an occidental glow, came over life then.
The allied Chino-Japanese fleet made the same distinction as the Germans between airships and fighting machines heavier than air, but the type in both cases was entirely different from the occidental models, and--it is eloquent of the vigour with which these great peoples took up and bettered the European methods of scientific research in almost every particular the invention of Asiatic engineers.
It was that very wonder which unsettled my sympathy of a dense Occidental.
Nathalie Haldin surprised me by saying, as if she had thought very much on the subject, that the occidentals did not understand the situation.
Admitting that we occidentals do not understand the character of your.
said here the king on the left to himself; "one seeth he doth not know the good Occidentals, this sage out of the Orient!
Le comite charge de decolonisation de l'ONU appelle a l'acceleration du processus de decolonisation au Sahara occidental et envisage une visite dans les territoires occupes.
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LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood-based Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings, Inc.