occident, n. poet. or rhet.
1 (prec. by the) the West.
2 western Europe.
3 Europe, America, or both, as distinct from the Orient.
4 European in contrast to Oriental civilization.
ME f. OF f. L occidens -entis setting, sunset, west (as OCCASION)
n. The part of the world lying west (or east) of the
Orient. It is largely inhabited by Christians, a powerful subtribe of
the Hypocrites, whose principal industries are murder and cheating,
which they are pleased to call "war" and "commerce." These, also, are
the principal industries of the Orient.
Africa, America, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor, Australasia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Europe, Far East, Levant, Middle East, Near East, New World, Oceania, Old World, Orient, West, Western Hemisphere, continent, down under, eastland, landmass, the old country