[ ˈɒksɪdənt], [ ˈɒksɪdənt], [ ˈɒ_k_s_ɪ_d_ə_n_t]
Synonyms for Occident:
Other relevant words:
- west .
How to use "Occident" in context?
The word "occident" is derived from the Latin word occidens, meaning "west." The term originally referred to the Roman Empire, which was centered in what is now Europe. The word later came to be used to describe the whole of Europe, as well as North America and Australia. The Occident is the name given to the world's westernmost continent.
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