Western, horse operanoun
a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
western, western sandwichadjective
a sandwich made from a western omelet
relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
"the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western thought"
of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
"a Western ranch"
lying toward or situated in the west
"our company's western office"
of wind; from the west
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).
Of, facing, situated in, or related to the west
(of a wind) blowing from the west; westerly
A film, novel, or other work of a certain genre dealing with the American Old West.
Of, situated in, or related to the West
Of or pertaining to a certain genre of film, television, literature, and so on, dealing with the American Old West.
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
moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze
The Western is a genre of various arts, such as film, television, radio, literature, painting and others. Westerns are devoted to telling stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West, hence the name. Some Westerns are set as early as the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. There are also a number of films about Western-type characters in contemporary settings, such as Junior Bonner set in the 1970s and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada in the 21st century.
Relating to the direction west.
The western winds are moderate tonight.Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'western' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #982
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Rank popularity for the word 'western' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2352
Rank popularity for the word 'western' in Adjectives Frequency: #120
The numerical value of western in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of western in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The most important thing is to make sure that people... injecting drug users, commercial sex workers and men who have sex with men have good preventative measures in place, for injecting drug users, they need to have clear needle exchange programs. We do not have many of these in Eastern European countries as opposed to Western Europe.
Huawei may be wiped out of the Western European smartphone market next year if it loses access to Google.
Some heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected to hit western Germany over the weekend, particularly on Saturday. However, under no circumstances should we see flash floods we have seen and experienced a week ago, the severe weather will be local and short term, like a normal summer thunderstorm. There could be storms, hailstones or heavy rain for a short time, but we won't see two days of continuous rain.
If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.
All of Western tradition, from the late bloom of the British Empire right through the early doom of Vietnam, dictates that you do something spectacular and irreversible whenever you find yourself in or whenever you impose yourself upon a wholly unfamiliar situation belonging to somebody else. Frequently it's your soul or your honor or your manhood, or democracy itself, at stake.
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- occidentalCatalan, Valencian
- westlich, Western, WestGerman
- western, occidentalSpanish
- غربی, وسترنPersian
- lännentarina, länsimainen, lännenfilmi, länsi, länkkäri, läntinenFinnish
- western, occidentalFrench
- iartharán, thiar, an iarthairIrish
- an iar, siarScottish Gaelic
- occidentale, westernItalian
- 西部劇, 西, ウェスタン, 西方Japanese
- កុនខោបោយ, ខាងលិចKhmer
- pikitia kaupoaiMāori
- westers, westelijkDutch
- vestlig, westernNorwegian
- zachodni, westernPolish
- faroeste, ocidentalPortuguese
- apusean, vestic, occidentalRomanian
- западный, вестернRussian
- западни, zapadniSerbo-Croatian
- vesüdik, vesüdänikVolapük
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