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Adjective: western  wes-tu(r)n
  1. Lying toward or situated in the west
    "our company's western office"
  2. Relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
    "the western world"; "western thought"
  3. Of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
    "a Western ranch"
  4. Of wind; from the west
    - westerly
Noun: western  wes-tu(r)n
Usage: US
  1. A sandwich made from a western omelet
    - western sandwich [US]
Noun: Western
  1. A film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    - horse opera

Derived forms: Westerns, westerns

See also: Hesperian, midwestern, northwestern, Occident, occidental, southwestern, west, west-central, western United States, Western world

Type of: feature, feature film, sandwich, sarnie [Brit, informal]

Antonym: eastern

Encyclopedia: Western, NE