noun Date: 1839 the characteristic features of occidental peoples or culture

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  • occidentalism — oc·ci·den·tal·ism …   English syllables

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  • Orientalism — For the book by Edward Said, see Orientalism (book). Anonymous Venetian orientalist painting, The Reception of the Ambassadors in Damascus, 1511, the Louvre. The deer with antlers in the foreground is not k …   Wikipedia

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