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Occidentalism

[ ok-si-den-tl-iz-uhm ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌɪz əm /
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noun
Occidental character or characteristics.
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Origin of Occidentalism

First recorded in 1830–40; occidental + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Occidentalism

Oc·ci·den·tal·ist, noun, adjective
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