Definition of Oriental. Meaning of Oriental. Synonyms of Oriental

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Definition of Oriental

Oriental
Oriental O`ri*en"tal, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic. 2. pl. (Eccl.) Eastern Christians of the Greek rite.

Meaning of Oriental from wikipedia

- and expanded, designating also the Middle East or the Far East. The term oriental is often used to describe objects from the Orient. However, given its Eurocentric...
- In art history, literature and cultural studies, Orientalism is the imitation or depiction of aspects in the Eastern world. These depictions are usually...
- The Oriental Orthodox Churches are a group of Christian churches adhering to miaphysite Christology and theology and have about 60 million members worldwide...
- The Oriental riff, also known as the East Asian riff, is a musical riff or phrase that has often been used in Western culture as a trope or a stereotype...
- The Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis) is a social insect of the family Vespidae. It can be found in Southwest Asia, Northeast Africa, the island of Madagascar...
- The Oriental Shorthair is a breed of domestic cat that is developed from and closely related to the Siamese cat. It maintains the modern Siamese head and...
- New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (Chinese: 新东方教育科技集团, NYSE: EDU), more commonly New Oriental (Chinese: 新东方), is a provider of private educational...
- (listen)), officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Spanish: República Oriental del Uruguay; Portuguese: República Oriental do Uruguai), is a country...
- Açoriano Oriental (meaning The Eastern Azorean in English) is a Portuguese language newspaper published daily from Ponta Delgada, in the archipelago of...
- An oriental rug is a heavy textile made for a wide variety of utilitarian and symbolic purposes and produced in “Oriental countries” for home use, local...
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