Meaning of “the Occident” in the English Dictionary

"the Occident" in British English

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the Occidentnoun

uk /ˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/ us /ˈɑːk.sə.dənt/ formal

the western part of the world, especially the countries of Europe and America

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occidental
adjective uk /ˌɒk.sɪˈden.təl/ us /ˌɑːk.səˈden.t̬əl/

occidental cultures

(Definition of “the Occident” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)