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[awr-ee-uh n-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh, ohr-] /ˌɔr i ənˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə, ˌoʊr-/

plural noun
books, manuscripts, and other objects pertaining to the Orient and Oriental art, culture, history, folklore, or the like.


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