Oriental

Definition of Oriental

O`ri`en´tal   Pronunciation: ō`rĭ`ĕn´tal
a.1.Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; - opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries.
The sun's ascendant and oriental radiations.
- Sir T. Browne.
n.1.A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic.
2.(Eccl.) Eastern Christians of the Greek rite.

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antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost
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