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Western

Western may refer to:

western adj 1: relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world; "the Western Hemisphere"; "Western Europe"; "the Western Roman Empire" [ant: {eastern}] 2: lying in or toward the west [syn: {westerly}] 3: of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch" [ant: {eastern}] 4: lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western office" 5: of wind; from the west [syn: {westerly}] n 1: a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development [syn: {horse opera}] 2: a sandwich made from a western omelet [syn: {western sandwich}]

Western \West"ern\, a. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Far o'er the glowing western main. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 2. Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze. [1913 Webster] {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. [1913 Webster]

Western, NE (village, FIPS 52295) Location: 40.39311 N, 97.19935 W Population (1990): 264 (133 housing units) Area: 1.2 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 68464

Westward

Westward may refer to:

westward adj : moving toward the west; "westbound pioneers" [syn: {westbound}, {westerly}] adv : toward the west; "they traveled westward toward the setting sun" [syn: {westwards}]

Westward \West"ward\, n. The western region or countries; the west. [1913 Webster]

Westward \West"ward\, a. Lying toward the west. [1913 Webster] Yond same star that's westward from the pole. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Westward \West"ward\, Westwards \West"wards\, adv. [AS. westweard. See {West}, and {-ward}. ] Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward. [1913 Webster] Westward the course of empire takes its way. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]

Westward sea-ward, i.e., toward the Mediterranean (Deut. 3:27).

Data Sources:

  • western: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • western: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • western: U.S. Gazetteer (1990)
  • westward: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • westward: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • westward: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • westward: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • westward: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

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