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Oriental

Of, from, or characteristic of Asia, especially East Asia
Oriental countries
Oriental rugs
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West

West is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass. It is the opposite direction from east, and is the direction in which the sun sets.
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Oriental

(of a pearl or other jewel) orient.
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West

The cardinal point on the mariner's compass 270° clockwise from due north and directly opposite east.
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Oriental

A person of East Asian descent.
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West

The direction opposite to the direction of the earth's axial rotation.
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Oriental

Often Oriental Of or relating to the countries of the Orient or their peoples or cultures; eastern.
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West

An area or region lying in the west.
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Oriental

Oriental(Biology) Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes South Asia south of the Himalaya Mountains and Southeast Asia from southern China to Borneo.
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West

The western part of the earth, especially Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
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Oriental

Of or relating to the Oriental Orthodox Church.
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West

The western part of a region or country.
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Oriental

Lustrous and valuable
Oriental pearls.
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West

A historical region of the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains.
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Oriental

Of or relating to a genuine or superior gem
An oriental ruby.
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West

The region of the United States west of the Mississippi River.
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Oriental

Relating to or designating corundum that resembles another stone in color.
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West

The United States, Canada, and the noncommunist countries of Europe, especially during the Cold War.
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Oriental

Often Offensive An Asian, especially a South Asian, Southeast Asian, or East Asian.
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West

The nations of North America and Europe with developed capitalist economies, especially in contrast to less-developed nations.
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Oriental

A domestic cat of a breed developed in Britain from the Siamese and other breeds, having a long slender body and either a long or short coat in a wide variety of colors and patterns.
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West

The end of a church opposite the altar. Also called liturgical west.
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Oriental

Alternative case form of Oriental
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West

To, toward, of, facing, or in the west.
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Oriental

Alternative case form of Oriental
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West

Originating in or coming from the west
A gentle west wind.
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Oriental

Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; - opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries.
The sun's ascendant and oriental radiations.
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West

In, from, or toward the west.
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Oriental

A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic.
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West

One of the four principal compass points, specifically 270°, conventionally directed to the left on maps; the direction of the setting sun at an equinox.
We used to live in the west of the country.
Portugal lies to the west of Spain.
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Oriental

Eastern Christians of the Greek rite.
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West

The western region or area; the inhabitants thereof.
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Oriental

A member of an Oriental race
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West

(ecclesiastical) In a church: the direction of the gallery, opposite to the altar, and opposite to the direction faced by the priest when celebrating ad orientem.
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Oriental

Denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java;
Oriental politeness
For people of South and East Asian ancestry the term `Asian' is preferred to `Oriental'
Asian ancestry
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West

Situated or lying in or toward the west; westward.
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West

(meteorology) Of wind: from the west.
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West

Of or pertaining to the west; western.
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West

From the West; occidental.
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West

(ecclesiastial) Designating, or situated in, the liturgical west, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the part containing the chancel.
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West

Towards the west; westwards.
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West

To move to the west; (of the sun) to set.
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West

The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east.
And fresh from the west is the free wind's breath.
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West

A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west.
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West

The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident.
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West

Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west.
This shall be your west border.
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West

Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir.
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West

Westward.
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West

To pass to the west; to set, as the sun.
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West

To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west.
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West

The countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North and South America
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West

The cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
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West

The region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
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West

British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
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West

United States film actress (1892-1980)
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West

English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
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West

Situated in or facing or moving toward the west
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West

To, toward, or in the west;
We moved west to Arizona
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