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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java.

Usage examples (37)
  • oriental politeness
  • This is sometimes known as oriental flushing symptoms.
  • Mme. Grassini, two of them in oriental costume, the other half-length.
  • Despite these European migrations, the pejorative of "Semite" and the code word "oriental" were applied to Jews well into the 20th century. for more
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