Definition of the Occident noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

the Occident

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɑksədənt//
 
, NAmE//ˈɑksəˌdɛnt//
 
[singular](formal)
 
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the western part of the world, especially Europe and America compare Orient
NAmE//ˌɑksəˈdɛntl//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: the Occident