[ UK /ˌɔːɹɪˈɛntə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˌɔɹiˈɛnəɫ, ˌɔɹiˈɛntəɫ/ ]
  1. denoting or characteristic of countries of the Far East
    oriental civilization
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How To Use oriental In A Sentence

  • Here were found a number of statues bearing cuniform inscriptions, Hittite inscriptions and two long Aramean inscriptions of the VIII or IX century B.C. M. Helévy, the well-known French Orientalist, was sent by the The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1
  • Hassan in frequently going to sleep in one town, to awake in another far distant, but without the benighted Oriental's surprise at the transfer, the afrit who performed this prodigy being a steam-engine, and the magician it obeyed the human mind. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • The term belly-dance is a creation of Orientalism, and is first attested in English in 1899, translating French danse du ventre. WN.com - Financial News
  • Because of this, the government holds an Oriental Cherry Festival every year.
  • Lethargic and lacking self-confidence, he was a quiet dreamer, with interests in theology, art history, and oriental religions.
  • Some choices include azalea, calla, hydrangea, miniature rose, moth orchid, Oriental lily, tulip, and ‘Wonder Bells Blue’ double campanula.
  • Could be a type of "peony" version of oriental, though. Anybody know what kind of flowers these are?
  • Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache. The Younger Set
  • I differ with great diffidence from the learned Baron whose Oriental reading was extensive; but the tale does not seem to justify his explanations. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • I've generally been a lover of orientals and fruity-fresh scents, eschewing white florals and anything that smelled powdery or "old ladyish". Boadicea Pure and Benefit Laugh with Me Lee Lee
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