Definition of Occident in English:

Occident

Line breaks: Oc¦ci|dent
Pronunciation: /ˈɒksɪd(ə)nt
 
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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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