the Orient Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “the Orient” in the English Dictionary

"the Orient" in British English

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the Orientnoun

uk   /ˈɔː.ri.ənt/  us   /ˈɔːr.i-/ old-fashioned
the ​countries of ​East and Southeast ​Asia
adjective uk   /ˌɔː.riˈen.təl/  us   /ˌɔːr.iˈen.t̬əl/
oriental ​cuisine/​fruits/​plants
(Definition of the Orient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Orient”
in Chinese (Simplified) 东方国家(指东亚和东南亚国家)…
in Turkish Doğu Asya ülkeleri…
in Russian Восток, страны Востока…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東方國家(指東亞和東南亞國家)…
in Polish Orient…
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