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Occident

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noun Oc·ci·dent \ˈäk-sə-dənt, -ˌdent\

Definition of Occident

  1. :  west 2a



Origin 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



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