What does the word orient mean?

Usage examples for orient

  1. This largely depends upon English prestige in the Orient, and to lose India is to lose the grip. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. That floating palace is an Orient boat from Australia. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. You did not find your friends in the Orient Express. – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson