occidental

See also: Occidental

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French occident, from Latin occidentem (western sky, part of the sky in which the sun sets), from occido (go down, set)

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occidental (comparative more occidental, superlative most occidental)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western. [from 16th c.]
    occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.
  2. Of a gem or precious stone: of inferior value or quality. [from 18th c.]

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occidental (plural occidentals)

  1. A Western Christian of the Latin rite

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occidental m, f (masculine and feminine plural occidentals)

  1. western

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Cardinal directions (punt cardinal):

NO N NE
O Compass rose simple plain.svg E
SO S SE
n-occ sept n-or
occ Compass rose simple plain.svg or
s-occ mer s-or

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin occidentalis.

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occidental m (feminine occidentale, masculine plural occidentaux, feminine plural occidentales)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western

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occidental m, f (plural occidentais; comparable)

  1. Superseded spelling of ocidental (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

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occidental m, f (plural occidentales)

  1. western

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 01:04