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

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 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  ...

What countries make up the Orient? - Ask.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 ...

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express | Luxury Train from London to Venice

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Experience a world of timeless glamour aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient- Express luxury train. Enjoy overnight journeys from London to Venice and across  ...

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  ...

Urban Dictionary: oriental

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Later on ancient China was found to be more than a myth and so the previous " Orient" became known as the "Near" or "Middle" East and East Asia was now ...

Orient | Define Orient at Dictionary.com

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Orient definition, the countries of Asia, especially East Asia. See more.

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 ...

A history of the Orient Express - the truth behind the legend...

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An overview & history of the Orient Express, to dispel a few myths! What was the Orient Express really like? What routes did the Orient Express take? The real ...

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

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The word "oriental" is not a bad word. It just means "eastern". That said, some in the United States find the word offensive, so it might be prudent to avoid...

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 ... The terms “orient” and “oriental” are considered widely outdated and .... The term Orient was the correct & standard term for most of Biden's life.