Of or pertaining to the occident or western; of, related to, or attribute of these countries or elements of the earth which lie to your westward.
particularly [cap. or lowercase] — Pertaining to or characteristic of these countries of European countries defined above since the Occident (see occident, 2), or their civilization as well as its derivatives within the western hemisphere: as, Occidental climates; Occidental silver; Occidental energy and progress.
Pertaining to the nations of this western hemisphere; United states as opposed to European.
Setting following the sunlight: as, an occidental world.
more towards west.
As utilized of gems. having just an inferior level of beauty and excellence; inferior incomparison to true (or oriental) treasures, which, with but few exceptions, come from the East.
in most meanings in opposition to oriental or orient.