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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Oc·ci·dent /ˈɑksədənt, ˌdɛnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Oc·ci·dent n.  The part of the horizon where the sun last appears in the evening; that part of the earth towards the sunset; the west; -- opposed to orient.  Specifically, in former times, Europe as opposed to Asia; now, also, the Western hemisphere.
    I may wander from east to occident.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including)
           North and South America [syn: West]
      2: the hemisphere that includes North and South America [syn: western
         hemisphere, New World]