• IPA: /ˌɒk.səˈdɛn.təl/


  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.]
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations Noun

occidental (plural occidentals)

  1. A Western Christian of the Latin rite
    • Most occidentals resident in South China have joined the Chinese in their zealous enthusiasm for the lychee.

Proper noun
  1. An artificial language, created by Edgar de Wahl later renamed Interlingue shortly before the publication of Interlingua
  2. A census-designated place in Sonoma County, California.
Translations Adjective

occidental (not comparable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of occidental

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