- occasional table,
- occipital artery
Origin of occidental
Examples from the Web for occidental
“My first act of political activism was when I was at Occidental College,” he said in Senegal, on his 2013 trip to Africa.
The more violent aspect of the anti-apartheid movement was, safe to say, largely lost on Occidental College protestors.
Barry ultimately left the Choom Gang for Occidental College and then, in his junior year, transferred to Columbia in New York.David Maraniss’s Biography Spills on Obama’s Pot-Smoking & More|Matthew DeLuca, Caitlin Dickson|May 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the summer of 1982, Obama was in a long-distance relationship with a former Occidental College classmate named Alex McNear.
He is now a diplomacy and world affairs professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
But on these I will not dwell; they were an outwork; it was in the occidental scenery that Skelt was all himself.Memories and Portraits|Robert Louis Stevenson
The Hindus are a suicidal race; the reverse of the occidental conception, suicide is a quick and glorious route to Heaven.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
But of course, this may be only one of my occidental illusions.Captain Macedoine's Daughter|William McFee
As for the Malay, thirst and hunger have also made their marks upon him; but not as with those of Occidental race.The Castaways|Captain Mayne Reid
The latter word evokes to occidental ears images of sensual seduction which the Moroccan harem seldom realizes.In Morocco|Edith Wharton
c.1400, from Old French occidental (14c.) and directly from Latin occidentalis "western," from occidentem (see occident). As a capitalized noun meaning "a Western person" (opposed to Oriental) from 1857.