orient

  • 1 orient — [ ɔrjɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1080; lat. oriens, p. prés. de oriri « surgir, se lever » I ♦ 1 ♦ Poét. Côté de l horizon où le soleil se lève. ⇒ levant; est. L orient et l occident. Fig. « Tant de choses éclatantes ont eu leur orient et leur couchant »… …

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  • 2 Orient — (von lat. oriens ‚Osten‘, ‚Morgen‘, dies Partizip Präsens von oriri‚ aufgehen, sich erheben‘; eigentlich sol oriens, ‚aufgehende Sonne‘), später auch Morgenland genannt, ist dem Okzident (Abendland, von occidens sol, ‚untergehende Sonne‘), der… …

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  • 3 Orient — Watch Co. Ltd …

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  • 4 orient — ORIENT. s. m. Le point du Ciel, la partie du Ciel où le Soleil se leve sur l horison. L orient d esté. l orient d hyver. On dit, qu Un pays est à l orient de l autre, pour dire, qu Il est situé du costé de l Orient à son égard. La Suisse est à l… …

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  • 5 Orient — Orient, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 709 Housing Units (2000): 673 Land area (2000): 5.092565 sq. miles (13.189682 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.025585 sq. miles (2.656254 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.118150 sq.… …

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  • 6 orient — ORIÉNT s.n. Unul dintre cele patru puncte cardinale, situat în direcţia în care răsare soarele; răsărit, est; p. ext. spaţiul geografic situat la est faţă de un punct de referinţă (îndeosebi Asia şi estul Africii); nume generic pentru ţările sau… …

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  • 7 orient — orient, oriental Both words now sound dated and have an exotic 18c or 19c aura more associated with the world of empire and romantic adventure than with factual description. In ordinary writing it is often better to use more neutral terms such as …

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  • 8 Orient — Sm std. (12. Jh.), mhd. orient Entlehnung. Ist entlehnt aus l. oriēns (orientis), Partizip von l. orīrī sich erheben, aufgehen , wohl aus Wendungen wie l. in oriente sōle in Richtung der aufgehenden Sonne . Einwohnerbezeichnung: Orientale;… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 9 Orient — O ri*ent ([=o] r[i^]*ent), a. [F., fr. L. oriens, entis, p. pr. of oriri to rise. See {Origin}.] 1. Rising, as the sun. [1913 Webster] Moon, that now meet st the orient sun. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Eastern; oriental. The orient part. Hakluyt.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Orĭent — (lat.), zunächst die Himmelsgegend, wo die Sonne scheinbar ausgeht, der Osten oder Morgen; dann soviel wie Morgenland, im Gegensatz zum Abendland (s. Okzident). Obwohl der Begriff O. im Laufe der Geschichte je nach dem Standpunkte des… …

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  • 11 orient — (v.) c.1727, originally to arrange facing east, from Fr. s orienter to take one s bearings, lit. to face the east (also the source of Ger. orientierung), from O.Fr. orient east, from L. orientum (see ORIENT (Cf. Orient) (n.)). Meaning determine… …

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  • 12 Orient — O ri*ent, n. 1. The part of the horizon where the sun first appears in the morning; the east. [1913 Webster] [Morn] came furrowing all the orient into gold. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. The countries of Asia or the East. Chaucer. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 13 Orient TV — (in Arabic تلفزيون أورينت) also known as Television al Mashreq TV (in Arabic تلفزيون المشرق) is a Syrian satellite television channel previously based in Damascus, Syira, and presently based in Dubai, UAE. The station that broadcasts round the… …

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  • 14 Orient, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 402 Housing Units (2000): 179 Land area (2000): 0.465587 sq. miles (1.205864 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.465587 sq. miles (1.205864 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 15 Orient, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 296 Housing Units (2000): 147 Land area (2000): 0.750009 sq. miles (1.942515 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.005603 sq. miles (0.014511 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.755612 sq. miles (1.957026 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 16 Orient, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 709 Housing Units (2000): 673 Land area (2000): 5.092565 sq. miles (13.189682 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.025585 sq. miles (2.656254 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.118150 sq. miles… …

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  • 17 Orient, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 269 Housing Units (2000): 102 Land area (2000): 0.124061 sq. miles (0.321317 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.124061 sq. miles (0.321317 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 18 Orient, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 57 Housing Units (2000): 38 Land area (2000): 0.311181 sq. miles (0.805954 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000153 sq. miles (0.000395 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.311334 sq. miles (0.806349 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 19 Orient — (n.) c.1300, the East (originally usually meaning what is now called the Mid East), from O.Fr. orient (11c.), from L. orientem (nom. oriens) the rising sun, the east, part of the sky where the sun rises, originally rising (adj.), prp. of oriri to …

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  • 20 orient — ► NOUN (the Orient) literary ▪ the countries of the East, especially east Asia. ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ oriental. ► VERB 1) align or position relative to the points of a compass or other specified positions. 2) (orient oneself) find one s pos …

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