[ awr-ee-uhn-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh, ohr- ]
/ ˌɔr i ənˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə, ˌoʊr- /
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books, manuscripts, and other objects pertaining to the Orient and Oriental art, culture, history, folklore, or the like.
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Origin of Orientalia
1915–20; <New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Latin orientālisoriental
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How to use Orientalia in a sentence
Of its Orientalia and its department of Egyptology the library is especially proud.