Western meaning

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Situated in, toward, or facing the west.
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Coming from the west.

Western breezes.

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Native to or growing in the west.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of western regions or the West.
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Of, relating to, or descended from those Christian churches that use or formerly used Latin as their liturgical language.
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A novel, film, television program, or other dramatic work including themes, characters, or settings characteristic of the American West, especially of the late 1800s.
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In, of, to, toward, or facing the west.
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From the west.

A western wind.

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Of or characteristic of the West.
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Of the Western Church.
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A film, book, etc. having a setting in the W U.S., esp. during the 19th-cent. period of development and expansion of the frontier.
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Of, facing, situated in, or related to the west.

The western approaches.

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(of a wind) Blowing from the west; westerly.
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A film, or some other dramatic work, set in, the historic American West (west of the Mississippi river) typically focusing on a cowboys vs. Indians conflict (real or imaginary).
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Of, situated in, or related to the West.
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Of or pertaining to a certain genre of film, television, literature, and so on, dealing with the American Old West.
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A film, novel, or other work of a certain genre dealing with the American Old West.
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Origin of western

Middle English from Old English westerne wes-pero- in Indo-European roots