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

 ori·en·tal·ism /ˌɔriˈɛntəˌlɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ri·en·tal·ism n.
 1. Any system, doctrine, custom, expression, etc., peculiar to Oriental people.
 2. Knowledge or use of Oriental languages, history, literature, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and
           people [syn: Oriental Studies]
      2: the quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian
         civilizations; "orientalisms can be found in Mozart's