- the West; the countries of Europe and America.
- Western Hemisphere.
Origin of Occident
Examples from the Web for occident
Shall it breathe odor and languor from the orient, or chivalry from the occident?The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings|Harriet Beecher Stowe
For the finger ladder, see Khler, in Orient and Occident, ii.English Fairy Tales|Anonymous
In the Occident, giving to the poor is lending to the devil.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
Occident, ok′si-dent, n. the western quarter of the sky where the sun goes down or sets: the west generally.
The Occident and the Orient are no longer at the ends of the earth.The Victorious Attitude|Orison Swett Marden