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oriental in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishorientalo‧ri‧en‧tal1 /ˌɔːriˈentl◂, ˌɒri- $ ˌɔː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 SGSrelating to or from the eastern part of the world, especially China and Japan 🔊 a beautiful oriental rug 🔊 oriental art
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orientala beautiful oriental carpetLeaders did not build palaces for themselves; that was for oriental despots.It was the oriental gentleman who sat with them that sent the shudders down Doyle's spine.Then comes the famous Cerveteri tomb of Regolini Galassi, which belongs to the following period, when oriental influence was strong.oriental religionsIn addition to their underlying similarities of character and appearance, oriental rugs are also defined by the manner in which they are made.He rejected a career in Munich, preferring to use his skill, he hoped, to impress oriental rulers.It was Jean Pestell who captured the mysteries of the oriental snow for us.