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n. pl.1.(Eccl.) Western Christians of the Latin rite. See Orientals.
References in classic literature ?
said here the king on the left to himself; "one seeth he doth not know the good Occidentals, this sage out of the Orient!
Nathalie Haldin surprised me by saying, as if she had thought very much on the subject, that the occidentals did not understand the situation.
A sort of halo, an occidental glow, came over life then.