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Noun: Western civilisation
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: Western civilization)
  1. The modern culture of western Europe and North America
    "when Ghandi was asked what he thought of Western civilisation he said he thought it would be a good idea";
    - Western culture, Western civilization

Type of: civilisation [Brit], civilization, culture

Encyclopedia: Western civilisation