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Occident

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noun Oc·ci·dent \ˈäk-sə-dənt, -ˌdent\

Definition of Occident

  1. :  west 2a



Origin and Etymology of occident

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin occident-, occidens, from present participle of occidere to fall, set (of the sun)


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with occident

accident, aliment, Blaenau Gwent, circumvent, compartment, complement, compliment, confident, devilment, diffident, discontent, document, evident, heaven-sent, implement, incident, instrument, Jack-a-Lent, malcontent, nonevent, ornament, orient, provident, regiment, reinvent, represent, re-present, resident, Saint-Laurent, sediment, self-content, subsequent, supplement



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