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O·ri·en·tal·ism also o·ri·en·tal·ism  audio  (ôr-ntl-zm, r-) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A quality, mannerism, or custom specific to or characteristic of the Orient.
  2. Scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures, languages, and peoples.


OTHER FORMS:
Ori·ental·ist(Adjective)(Noun)


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