Non-occidental



[ok-si-den-tl] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl/

adjective
1.
(usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the or its natives and inhabitants.
2.
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noun
3.
(usually initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the .
/ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl/
adjective
1.
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental
/ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Occident
noun
2.
an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
adj.

c.1400, from Old French occidental (14c.) and directly from Latin occidentalis “western,” from occidentem (see occident). As a capitalized noun meaning “a Western person” (opposed to Oriental) from 1857.

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