HyperDic: occident

English > 2 senses of the word Occident / occident:
NOUNlocationOccident, Westthe countries of (originally / originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
locationoccident, western hemisphere, New Worldthe hemisphere that includes North America and South America
Occident / occident > pronunciation
Soundsaa'ksahdeh.nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > Occident: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe countries of (originally / originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America.
SynonymWest
Instance ofregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
AttributeswesternRelating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
PartsEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
North AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South AmericaA continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
SpanishOccidente
Adjectivesoccidentaldenoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere
English > occident: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe hemisphere that includes North America and South America.
Synonymswestern hemisphere, New World
PartsNorth AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South AmericaA continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Broaderhemispherehalf of the terrestrial globe
SpanishNuevo Mundo, occidente
Catalanhemisferi occidental, Nou Món, occident

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