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the Orient

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