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Meaning of WESTERN

Pronunciation:  'westurn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a film about life in the western US during the period of exploration and development
  2. [n]  a sandwich made from a western omelet
  3. [adj]  lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western office"
  4. [adj]  of wind; from the west
  5. [adj]  lying in or toward the west
  6. [adj]  relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world; "the Western Hemisphere"; "Western Europe"; "the Western Roman Empire"
  7. [adj]  of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch"

WESTERN is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: Hesperian, horse opera, midwestern, northwestern, occidental, southwestern, west, west-central, westerly, western sandwich
 Antonyms: eastern
 See Also: feature, feature film, sandwich, spaghetti Western



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\West"ern\, 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.