Definition of Occident in English:

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Occident

Pronunciation: /ˈɒksɪd(ə)nt/

noun

(the Occident) formal or literary
The countries of the West, especially Europe and America.

Origin

Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin occident- 'going down, setting', from the verb occidere.

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