Oriental


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Oriental

1. of or relating to the Orient
2. of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of southeastern Asia from India to Borneo, Java, and the Philippines
3. a breed of slender muscular cat with large ears, long legs, and a long tail
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The Oriental noblemen had removed their own illuminated manuscript, and had removed nothing else.
How soon may our own evil passions prove to be Oriental noblemen who pounce on us unawares!
Then did I love such Oriental maidens and other blue kingdoms of heaven, over which hang no clouds and no thoughts.
In temperament he was weak and waspish, and his health had suffered heavily from oriental experiments with opium.
Father Brown had stopped for a moment, and picked up out of the long grass, where it had almost been wholly hidden, a queer, crooked Oriental knife, inlaid exquisitely in coloured stones and metals.
If the wind only held, little doubt had they, that chased through these Straits of Sunda, the vast host would only deploy into the Oriental seas to witness the capture of not a few of their number.
It would not, however, be of much consequence; for, although he had passed through some of the principal towns in Banda Oriental, his luggage consisted of two letters!
Down the hill I saw a bevy of hussars ride under the railway bridge; three galloped through the open gates of the Oriental College; two others dismounted, and began running from house to house.
"How can I tell?" said the affable Oriental with a sweet smile.
Sometimes it suggested a slow and undulating Oriental dance.
She noticed the Oriental Cashmere Robe lying half made, and half unpicked again, on the table; she noticed the imbecile foot of Mrs.
Let them talk of their oriental summer climes of everlasting conservatories; give me the privilege of making my own summer with my own coals.