the Orient

Definition of the Orient


  1. :  the countries of eastern Asia a plant that grows in the Orient

Word by Word Definitions

orientplay Orient
  1. :  regions or countries lying to the east of a specified or implied point :  the eastern regions or countries of the world :  east

    :  east

    :  a pearl of great luster

  1. :  oriental

    :  lustrous, sparkling

    :  radiant, glowing

  1. :  to cause to face or point toward the east

    :  to build (a church or temple) with the longitudinal axis pointing eastward and the chief altar at the eastern end

    :  to set or arrange in any determinate position especially in relation to the points of the compass

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