Example sentences for: oriental

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

  • Most any personal frailty--be it a penchant for Celtic harp music, Oriental poetry, even moderate environmental sentiments--could be overlooked if a body isn't afraid of work.

  • In a letter to Charles Eliot Norton--like Hall and Francis James Child, a member of the class of '46--Whitney wrote resignedly, Anyhow, one takes a kind of wicked satisfaction in seeing that England has to come even to America for her scholars in that department of Oriental study which it is most her duty and interest to cultivate.

  • With the Museum of Fine Arts (see page 105) near the intersection of Crescent Street, Sherbrooke is the town’s main “gallery row,” where high-priced antiques, jewelry, silverware, and Oriental carpet shops mingle.

  • Ironically, it is situated in the basement of one of Beijing’s newest attractions: the huge Oriental Plaza complex.

  • It is neither European nor Oriental, but an unparalleled and intoxicating blend; it is, quite simply, unique.

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