noun Oc·ci·dent \ˈäk-sə-dənt, -ˌdent\

Definition of OCCIDENT

:  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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