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occidental

[‚äk·sə′dent·əl]
(lapidary)
Property of a gemstone which is of an inferior quality (grade, luster, or value) or is an inferior variety.
Property of a substitute gemstone that is misrepresented as being the genuine gem.
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It was that very wonder which unsettled my sympathy of a dense Occidental.
Occidental Hoteles (OH), the fifth largest Spanish hotel chain, has signed an agreement to acquire Allegro Resorts Corporation (ARC) - the world market leader in the all-inclusive resort industry, with 24 properties in 11 different countries.
Occidental offers its services through 53 hotels located in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.