a.1.Of or pertaining to the west; situated in the west, or in the region nearly in the direction of west; being in that quarter where the sun sets; as, the western shore of France; the western ocean.
Far o'er the glowing western main.
- Keble.
2.Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze.
Western Church
See Latin Church, under Latin.
Western empire
(Hist.) the western portion of the Roman empire, as divided, by the will of Theodosius the Great, between his sons Honorius and Arcadius, a. d. 395.
Noun1.Western - a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
Synonyms: horse opera
2.western - a sandwich made from a western omelet
Adj.1.western - relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world; "the Western Hemisphere"; "Western Europe"; "the Western Roman Empire"
eastern - relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world; "the Eastern Hemisphere"; "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"
2.western - lying in or toward the west
Synonyms: westerly
3.western - of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch"
eastern - of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States; "the Eastern establishment"
4.western - lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western office"
5.western - of wind; from the west
Synonyms: westerly
antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, horse opera, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, westernmost
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West Point
West Saxon
west side
west southwest
West Sussex
West Tocharian
West Virginia
West Virginian
west wind
West Yorkshire
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Western Australia
Western Australia coral pea
Western ax
Western axe
Western balsam poplar
western big-eared bat
Western birch
western black-legged tick
western blackberry
western blind snake
Western box turtle
western buttercup
western chimpanzee
Western Chinquapin
western chokecherry
Western Church
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