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oc·ci·den·talor Oc·ci·den·tal (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′tl)
Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.
of or relating to the Occident
(Physical Geography) an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
ˌOcciˈdentalist n, adj
oc•ci•den•tal(ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl)
1. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to the Occident or its inhabitants.
3. (usu. cap.) an inhabitant of the Occident.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident|
|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"