occidentals

occidental

[ok-si-den-tl]
adjective
1.
(usually initial capital letter) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Occident or its natives and inhabitants.
noun
3.
(usually initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the Occident.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin occidentālis western, equivalent to occident- occident + -ālis -al1

occidentality, noun
occidentally, adverb
nonoccidental, adjective
nonoccidentally, adverb
pseudooccidental, adjective
unoccidental, adjective
unoccidentally, adverb
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occidental (ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
 
adj
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental

Occidental (ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the Occident
 
n
2.  an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
 
Occidentalism
 
n
 
Occidentalist
 
n, —adj
 
Occidentally
 
adv

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occidental
late 14c., from Fr. occidental (14c.), from L. occidentalis "western," from occidentem (see occident).
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