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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

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.

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 | Define Orient at Dictionary.com

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

The Orient-Express: Great Train Journeys - Telegraph

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Jan 21, 2013 ... The original Orient Express ran between Paris and Istanbul, but new routes (and variations on the name) were developed. In its pre-war years ...

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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' | 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 ...