Meaning of occidental

oc•ci•den•tal

Pronunciation: (ok"si-den'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. (usually cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Occident or its natives and inhabitants.
  2. western.
—n.
  1. (usually cap.) a native or inhabitant of the Occident.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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