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Occident Definition in Context with Images

Occident definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, occident, with antonyms in short authentic passages and improve your reading comprehension at the same time.

/ˈɒksɪdənt/ (noun)

Occident definition

the countries in the West particularly Europe and America, the western hemisphere of the earth, western world


What are occidental countries? You can use the adjective occidental to describe the Western part of the world, as opposed to Asia and the Middle East. The United States is an occidental country. You won’t hurt anyone’s feelings by describing Europe or Canada as occidental, though few people will know what you mean.

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Parts of speech

Adjective: occidental

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