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The Orient means the East. It is a traditional (and archaic) designation for anything that belongs ... Yet there remain contexts where "the Orient" and " Oriental" have kept their...

Oriental Trading: Party Supplies, Crafts, Party Decorations, Toys


Oriental Trading carries an irresistible assortment of fun, value-priced products for every occasion. Find party supplies, novelties, toys, favors, crafts, ...

Urban Dictionary: oriental


oriental. Politically incorrect term used in place of "Asian." Correct usage should be an adjective for things like inanimate objects, not humans. Correct usage: ...

My 'Oriental' Father: On The Words We Use To Describe Ourselves ...


May 25, 2016 ... President Obama recently signed a bill striking the term "Oriental" from federal law. It was a reminder for NPR's Kat Chow of the fact that her ...

Obama has signed a bill erasing the words “Oriental” and “Negro ...


May 23, 2016 ... Starting last Friday (May 20), "Oriental" will no longer be used as shorthand for Asian Americans in US federal law. The word "Negroes," too, ...

Luxury Washington DC Hotels | Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC


Mandarin Oriental's luxury hotel in Washington DC offers grand elegance in walking distance of the nation's cherished monuments, Capitol Hill and much more.

oriental - Wiktionary


See also: Oriental ... Adjective[edit]. oriental (comparative more oriental, superlative most oriental) ... oriental m , f (masculine and feminine plural orientals).

Bill to Remove 'Oriental' from Federal Law Passes Senate, Heads to ...


May 10, 2016 ... The bill strikes the use of "Negro, Puerto Rican, American Indian, Eskimo, Oriental, or Aleut or is a Spanish speaking individual of Spanish ...

Oriental, North Carolina


Official government site. Features town hall, ordinances, town history, calendar and news.

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


Homepage for the Oriental Institute: a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry  ...

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Oriental | Definition of Oriental by Merriam-Webster


Define oriental: of, relating to, or from Asia and especially eastern Asia.

Oriental | Define Oriental at Dictionary.com


Oriental definition, (usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Orient, or East; Eastern. See more.

Oriental - definition of oriental by The Free Dictionary


Define oriental. oriental synonyms, oriental pronunciation, oriental translation, English dictionary definition of oriental. adj. 1. often Oriental Of or relating to the ...