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Western Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
  • a sandwich made from a western omelet
  • lying toward or situated in the west; "our company''s western office"
  • of wind; from the west
  • lying in or toward the west
  • relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world; "the Western Hemisphere"; "Western Europe"; "the Western Roman Empire"
  • of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development ,
  • a sandwich made from a western omelet

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Western'


  • Western: Western may refer to: Common meanings : Western culture , culture(s) that originate from Europe. Western (genre), a category of fiction and ...
  • Western (genre): The Western is a genre of various arts, such as film , television , radio , literature , painting and others. Westerns are devoted to ...
  • Western world: The Western world, also known as the West and the Occident (from Latin : occidens "sunset, West"; as contrasted with the Orient ), is a ...
  • Western culture: Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle or European civilization, is a term used very broadly to ...
  • Western Australia: Western Australia (abbreviated as WA Note1 | a | a) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia . It is bounded by the ...
  • Western United States: The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the ...
  • Western Europe: Western Europe is the region comprising the westerly countries of Europe . While the term has a geographic or cultural context, another ...
  • University of Western Ontario: The University of Western Ontario, which is commonly referred to among Canadian universities as Western or Western University, is a ...
  • Western Roman Empire: In historiography , the Western Roman Empire consists of the western provinces of the Roman Empire at any one time during which they were ...

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'Western' example sentence in quotations


* Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years. - John Burroughs

* You shall go with me, newly-married bride,And gaze upon a merrier multitude.White-armed Nuala, Aengus of the Birds,Feachra of the hurtling form, and himWho is the ruler of the Western Host,Finvara, and their Land of Heart's Desire.Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood,But joy is wisdom, time an endless song. - William Butler Yeats

* (On Western civilization) I think it would be a good idea. - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi


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Western Sample Sentences in News


  • Western World Insurance Group Announces CEO Retirement and Succession Plan
    Western World Insurance Group announced today that Thomas F. Mulligan, President and Chief Executive Officer, is retiring effective January 1, 2015 after 33 years of continuous service to the company and its customers. Read more on this news related to 'Western'
  • Western Gas Announces Third Quarter 2014 Distribution and Schedules Earnings Conference Call
    Western Gas Partners, LP announced today that the board of directors of its general partner declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.675 per unit for the third quarter of 2014. This distribution represents ... Read more on this news related to 'Western'
  • Western aid 'is funding ISIS fighters' because jihadists are demanding bribes
    In yet another revenue stream for the terrorists, checkpoints have been set up on key roads where trucks carrying food and medical supplies are stopped and forced to pay to continue their journey. Read more on this news related to 'Western'

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