Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the west.

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Usage examples "occidental":

  1. There was something pathetic in watching his earnest endeavours to make his occidental relative understand what he wished to say. - "Lafcadio Hearn", Nina H. Kennard.
  2. This largeness of character partly accounts for the impression of Vastness that their books produce on Occidental eyes. - "Essays on Russian Novelists", William Lyon Phelps.
  3. First attempts at reform were blocked by the Dowager Empress, but her reactionary lurch ended in the Boxer nightmare and the frightful Occidental chastisement of 1900. This time the lesson was learned. - "The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy", Theodore Lothrop Stoddard.