Definition of Occident in English:

Occident

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noun

literary
  • the OccidentThe countries of the West, especially Europe and America.

    Contrasted with orient

Pronunciation

Occident

/ˈäksidənt/ /ˈɑksɪdənt/

Origin

Late Middle English via Old French from Latin occident- ‘going down, setting’, from the verb occidere.