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Word: orient

Definition: get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate


Sentences Containing 'orient'

"Orion" proved so successful, O'Rorke designed interiors for many more of Orient's ships.
A major event in the company’s history took place in December 1918, when P purchased 51% of the Orient Steam Navigation Company, which had been previously operating jointly with P on the Australian mail contract. During the 1920s, P and Orient Line took delivery of over 20 passenger liners, allowing them to expand their operations once again.
A movie theater, Smadar, on the corner of Emek Refaim and Lloyd George Street, was built during the British Mandate, when it was known as the Regent or the Orient.
After obtaining permission to go to the Missions in China, he embarked for the Orient in 1791.
After six weeks of getting ready, "Badger" stood out of Pearl Harbor on 2 August and joined the Orient-bound task group built around ) the next evening.
Ahmet Brković, a Croatian midfielder who had most recently played for Leyton Orient, signed on a free transfer on 4 October.
Almond was a part of the Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur youth set-ups before he emigrated to New Zealand in 1973.
Among these magazines were "Alitaptap", "Orient Digest", "Nautilus", "Halakhak", "Mabuhay", "Aliwan", "Paru-Paro", "Daigdig" and "Liwayway".
And this reminds me that had the great Sperm Whale been known to the young Orient World, he would have been deified by their child-magian thoughts.
April 2011 and the Orient Explorer began surveying off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island.
Bolton were relegated, like Spurs and Orient had been before and in July 1983 he moved to APOEL in Cyprus, where he remained for five years and where he is still regarded as a legend.
Chapter 2: Last Stop on the Orient Express.
During 1961, P bought out the remaining stake in Orient Lines and renamed its passenger operations as P Lines.
Formerly the Lea Bridge stadium was located along Lea Bridge Road, and served as a home for Leyton Orient and later a speedway team.
French forces (renamed the "Corps Expeditionnaire des Dardanelles" in late October) were subsumed into the Army of the Orient, and later employed at Salonika.
George Cross F.C. in Melbourne, before returning to England in July 1967 to join Leyton Orient for what was to be his final spell in English professional football.
Going down were Cambridge United, Plymouth Argyle, Cardiff City, Chester City and Leyton Orient Division Three.
Greenstone includes the communities of Beardmore, Caramat, Geraldton, Jellicoe, Longlac, Macdiarmid, Nakina, and Orient Bay.
He belonged to the lodge ACSO III and was deputy secretary of the Grand Orient of Belgium ("Grand Orient de Belgique").
He ended his career in 1969 after a two-year spell at Leyton Orient, which saw him play just 10 matches.
He is also the co-founder of the Orient Research Group Ltd.
He made his debut for "the Blades" in a 2–1 defeat against Leyton Orient on 19 August 1978.
He made his début on 24 February 1979 in a 1-0 victory over Leyton Orient at the age of seventeen.
He then completed his league playing career with a season at fellow Third Division (South) side Clapton Orient.
He then signed for Leyton Orient for £9,000 in March 2003, scoring a hat-trick on his debut.
He was a freemason, and a member of the lodge "Les Amis Philanthropes" of the Grand Orient of Belgium in Brussels.
Henry Fok helped Tung Chee Hwa out of a near-bankruptcy of his family's Orient Overseas Container Line in the 1980s.
Ikeda died on March 17, 1960 in the plane crash of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 710 in Indiana while on a temporary duty assignment.
In 1894 he was in the team which contested the 1st Qualifying Round tie of the FA Cup against a West Herts side which was later to become Watford F.C. Spurs won the game 3 - 2 and progressed by successively beating Wolverton and Claption Orient, today known as Leyton Orient.
In 1955 P and Orient Lines ordered what were to be their last passenger liners — the "Canberra" and "Oriana".
In 1993-1998 he worked as spokesman of the Orient House, then unofficial PLO headquarters in East Jerusalem.
In September 1978 he left the club to join Leyton Orient for a fee of £55,000 where he scored 26 goals in 117 league appearances.
Instead of attacking east of Kharkov, however, Manstein decided to orient the attack towards the west of Kharkov and then encircle it from the north.
It is the second oldest continuously functioning club on the Bowdoin campus, second only to the Bowdoin Orient.
Mariano Eduardo and his scientific group did expeditions to the orient plain of Colombia.
Moores scored twice on his debut for Orient, as he had done for Spurs, away against Charlton Athletic on 6 October 1978.
Moores was a first team regular over the next four years, but when Orient were relegated to Division 3 in 1982 he signed for Bolton Wanderers.
Orient was an 80-gun ship of the line of the French Navy.
Praised as the "first geometer in the orient", Su was engaged in research, teaching and education in differential geometry and computational geometry.
Sandwiched in between was a loan spell with Leyton Orient where he scored twice in eight games.
Schwabacher's Wharf was also the terminus for Seattle's first shipping trade route to the Orient, connecting to the Great Northern Railway.
Spaceman was licensed to Dance Opera, Benelux, in 1996 and released for a second time to great applause, followed by the release of Orient Express, also on Dance Opera.
The currently closed Lea Bridge railway station, on the north side of Lea Bridge Road near the junction with Argall Way/Orient Way, is due to reopen in 2014.
The overall team performances were of a low standard with some embarrassing defeats being suffered against the likes of Shrewsbury Town, Leyton Orient, Cambridge United and Bournemouth.
The SS "Silver State" operated between Seattle, Washington, and the Far East with the Admiral Orient Line a subsidiary of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company.
Then came a double A-side named Orient Express / Metropolis which was released on a sub label to Effective called Paige Pressing, named after Simon's daughter.
They also sponsor English Football League One clubs Swindon Town and Leyton Orient.
This so-called Seleucid era survived in the Orient long after it had been abolished in the West (see Sherira's "Letter," ed.
Unfavoured Leyton Orient, Chester City and Cardiff City were (perhaps inevitably) relegated to Division Three.
With Bradford heading for relegation he joined Stoke in 1920–21 where he played 21 times for the "Potters" scoring once against Clapton Orient.

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