Example sentences for: orient

How can you use “orient” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Throughout Italy’s history, its northeast regions have linked the country to the exotic outside world of Byzantium and the Orient through Venice and its Repubblica Serena, and to the Alpine countries north of the Dolomites, while the plains of Emilia-Romagna from Ravenna to Parma provided an anchor to the heartland of the Po valley.

  • Mysterious Orient

  • Returning to the city, in the almost inevitable haze, you see the astonishingly un-Chinese skyline of Shanghai, a mythical European metropolis transplanted to the Orient.

  • So is an even bolder monument, the Pearl of the Orient TV Tower, presently Asia’s tallest structure at 468 m (1,535 ft) and a symbol of the mighty new China.

  • The real thing is exquisite but exhorbitantly priced, with a lot of lesser-quality, machine-made pieces from the Orient being passed off as locally hand-made.


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