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
References in classic literature ?
The province of Banda Oriental, if well stocked, would support an astonishing number of animals, at present the annual export of hides from Monte Video amounts to three hundred thousand; and the home consumption, from waste, is very considerable.
The number of the remains embedded in the grand estuary deposit which forms the Pampas and covers the granitic rocks of Banda Oriental, must be extraordinarily great.
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.
Leonard Quinton was a romancer, and was writing an Oriental romance about wizardry and hypnotism.
Then did I love such Oriental maidens and other blue kingdoms of heaven, over which hang no clouds and no thoughts.
The gentleman had paid the week's rent and all the week's extras in advance, stating that the apartments were wanted for three Oriental noblemen, friends of his, who were visiting England for the first time.
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!
The gentleman was an enthusiastic collector of Oriental antiquities, and had been for many years a liberal patron of the establishment in Lambeth.
History was made recently when the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Anglican Communion presented a joint statement about the divinity of Christ.
ORIENTAL BALLET COMPANY TOWN HALL NOVEMBER 21, 1999