occident

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French occident, from Latin occidentem (western sky, part of the sky in which the sun sets), from occido (go down, set)

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occident (uncountable)

  1. The part of the horizon where the sun last appears in the evening; that part of the earth towards the sunset; the west.
  2. The Western world; the part of the world excluding Asia

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin occidens

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Noun[edit]

occident m (plural occidents)

  1. west (compass point)
  2. Alternative capitalization of Occident.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Form of the verb occidō.

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occident

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of occidō

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of the verb occīdō.

Verb[edit]

occīdent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of occīdō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin occidens.

Noun[edit]

occident m (nominative singular occidenz)

  1. the west

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