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Occidentalism

[ok-si-den-tl-iz-uh m] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
Occidental character or characteristics.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; occidental + -ism
Related forms
Occidentalist, noun, adjective
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