Definition of Western

1. Noun. A film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development.

Exact synonyms: Horse Opera
Generic synonyms: Feature, Feature Film
Specialized synonyms: Spaghetti Western



2. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts. "Western thought"
Attributes: Occident, West
Similar to: Hesperian, Occidental
Antonyms: Eastern
Derivative terms: Westernize

3. Noun. A sandwich made from a western omelet.
Exact synonyms: Western Sandwich
Generic synonyms: Sandwich

4. Adjective. Of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River. "A Western ranch"

5. Adjective. Lying toward or situated in the west. "Our company's western office"
Similar to: West

6. Adjective. Of wind; from the west.
Exact synonyms: Westerly
Similar to: West
Derivative terms: Wester, Westerly

Definition of Western

1. a. 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.

2. a. 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.

Definition of Western

1. Adjective. Of, situated in, or related to the West ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a certain genre of film, television, literature, and so on, dealing with the American Old West. ¹

3. Noun. A film, novel, or other work of a certain genre dealing with the American Old West. ¹

4. Adjective. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the west ¹

5. Adjective. (of a wind) blowing from the west; westerly ¹

6. Adjective. occidental ¹

7. Noun. 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). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Western

1. one who lives in the west [n -S]

Medical Definition of Western

1. 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, 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Western

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west northwest
west side
west southwest
west wind
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westen
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westering
westerlies
westerliness
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westermark sign
western (current term)
western Australia
western United States
western big-eared bat
western black-legged tick
western blackberry
western blind snake
western blot
western blot analysis
western capercaillie
western chimpanzee
western chokecherry
western coral snake
western crab apple

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