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The Orient means the East. It is a traditional (and archaic) designation for anything that belongs to the Eastern world, such as the Middle East (Near East) or the ...

What's the Matter with Saying 'The Orient'? - About Japan

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Over the last twenty years most foreign scholars of Japanese history and society have stopped using phrases such as "the Orient," "the Far East," and "the East" ...

What countries make up the Orient? | Reference.com

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Countries within the Orient include nations in primarily eastern Asia, including China, Tibet, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and Taiwan. Although ...

Is the word 'Orient,' when referring to Asia, considered offensive ...

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Tonight (18 Sep 2014) on "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart called out Vice- President Joe Biden for using the word "Orient" to refer to Asia. I know "Oriental" is ...

What is Oriental? - Ken Rockwell

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Different parts of the world use the word "Oriental" differently. Since this site is read all around the world, let me define Oriental to avoid confusion. The Orient is  ...

Joe Biden Refers to Asia as 'The Orient' - ABC News

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Sep 17, 2014 ... (Photo Credit: Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo). DES MOINES, Iowa - Vice President Joe Biden described Asia as "the Orient' in a speech here ...

Joe Biden Refers to Asia as the 'Orient' | Mediaite

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Sep 17, 2014 ... Calling Asian "the orient" is akin to calling Europe "the west". "the orient" means east. Old maps were "oriented" to the east because that was ...

VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS | London to Venice 2016 ...

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An insider's guide to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express 2016 departure dates, timetable & online tickets. The Venice Simplon Orient Express is a luxury train ...

Orient - Online Etymology Dictionary

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1300, "the East" (originally usually meaning what is now called the Middle East), from Old French orient "east" (11c.), from Latin orientem (nominative oriens) "the  ...

Oriental - definition of oriental by The Free Dictionary

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... oriental translation, English dictionary definition of oriental. adj. 1. often Oriental Of or relating to the countries of the Orient or their peoples or cultures; eastern.

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o·ri·ent
[noun, adjective awr-ee-uhnt, ‐ee-ent, ohr-; verb awr-ee-ent, ohr‐]
NOUN
1.
the east; the eastern region of the heavens or the world.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
2.
to adjust with relation to, or bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc.
3.
to familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances, or the like: lectures designed to orient the new students.
4.
to place in any definite position with reference to the points of the compass or other locations: to orient a building north and south.
5.
to direct or position toward a particular object: Orient it toward that house.
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