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

Definition of Occident in English:


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


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

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