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

 ori·en·tal /ˌɔriˈɛntḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ri·en·tal a.  Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; -- opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries.
    The sun's ascendant and oriental radiations.   --Sir T. Browne.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ri·en·tal, n.
 1. A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic.
 2. pl. Eccl. Eastern Christians of the Greek rite.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region
            including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as
            far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java; "Oriental
            politeness"; "for people of South and East Asian
            ancestry the term `Asian' is preferred to `Oriental'";
            "Asian ancestry" [syn: Asian]
      n : a member of an Oriental race [syn: oriental person]