occidental

adjective, often capitalized oc·ci·den·tal \ ˌäk-sə-ˈden-tᵊl \

Definition of occidental

1 : of, relating to, or situated in the Occident : western
2 : of or relating to Occidentals

occidentally

adverb

First Known Use of occidental

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Occidental

noun

Definition of Occidental

: a member of one of the occidental peoples; especially : a person of European ancestry

First Known Use of occidental

circa 1538

in the meaning defined above

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