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oc·ci·dent

 (ŏk′sĭ-dənt, -dĕnt′)
n.
1. Western lands or regions; the west.
2. Occident The countries of Europe and the Western Hemisphere.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin occidēns, occident-, from present participle of occidere, to set (used of the sun); see occasion.]

occident

(ˈɒksɪdənt)
n
a literary or formal word for west Compare orient
[C14: via Old French from Latin occidere to fall, go down (with reference to the setting sun); see occasion]

Occident

(ˈɒksɪdənt)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the countries of Europe and America
2. (Physical Geography) the western hemisphere

Oc•ci•dent

(ˈɒk sɪ dənt)

n.
1. the Occident,
a. the West; the countries of Europe and America.
2. (l.c.) the west; the western regions.
[Middle English < Middle French < Latin occidere to fall, (of the sun) to set =oc- oc- + -cidere, comb. form of cadere to fall]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Occident - the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
2.Occident - the hemisphere that includes North America and South Americaoccident - the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
hemisphere - half of the terrestrial globe
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Translations

occident

[ˈɒksɪdənt] Noccidente m

occident

n (liter)Abendland nt, → Okzident m (geh); the Occident (Pol) → der Westen
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