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English definition of “the Occident”

the Occident

noun uk   /ˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/ us    /ˈɑːk.sə-/ formal
the western part of the world, especially the countries of Europe and America
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adjective uk   /ˌɒk.sɪˈden.təl/ us    /ˌɑːk.səˈden.t̬əl/
occidental cultures People of specific racial or ethnic background
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