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Definition of "occidental" []

  • Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western. (adjective)
  • A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "occidental" in a sentence
  • "We cannot impose the "occidental" traditions as the only, correct way."
  • "Well, many japanese mangas make no sense if you are looking it with an "occidental" point of view."
  • "He got into occidental college, then he went to Harvard law and made the law review."