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Orientalism   Listen
noun
Orientalism  n.  
1.
Any system, doctrine, custom, expression, etc., peculiar to Oriental people.
2.
Knowledge or use of Oriental languages, history, literature, etc.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Orientalism" Quotes from Famous Books



... had never been outside of Kansas before. Small wonder that the mountains, the desert, the vinelands, and orchard-lands, and rose-lands of California, the half-orientalism of San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean with its world-old mystery of untamed immensity should fill each day with a newer interest; or that the conditions of soldier life at Camp Merritt beside the Golden Gate, to which the eager-hearted, untrained young student from the Kansas prairie ...
— Winning the Wilderness • Margaret Hill McCarter



Words linked to "Orientalism" :   liberal arts, humanistic discipline, quality, humanities, arts, orientalist



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