Orient

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French oriant, orient, from Latin oriēns (east).

Proper noun[edit]

the Orient

  1. Countries of Asia, especially East Asia.
  2. (dated) Countries east of the Mediterranean.

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Proper noun[edit]

Orient

  1. A city/town in Illinois.
  2. A city/town in Iowa.
  3. A town in Maine.
  4. A census-designated place/hamlet in New York.
  5. A town/village in South Dakota.

Noun[edit]

Orient (plural Orients)

  1. A pear cultivar from the United States

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Orient m

  1. Orient

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Orient m (genitive Orients, no plural)

  1. Orient

Usage notes[edit]

In sharp contrast to English, the term does not cover East Asia. It is primarily associated with the Muslim world around the Mediterranean, but in a wider sense also covers India.

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Orient m inan

  1. Orient

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Further reading[edit]

  • Orient in Polish dictionaries at PWN