Western, horse opera(noun)
a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
western, western sandwich(adj)
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
Examples of western in a Sentence
Rich Western Europeans, towards whom most of the Maldives’ tourism is geared, would not want to book expensive holidays in a country known for the production of jihad, if the tourism industry is damaged, the minuscule percentage of rich Maldivians who control it would suffer, and many of them bankroll the government. So the current regimen downplays the number of jihadists, pretends it is a problem that does not exist and labels anyone who speaks about it a traitor.
It is definitely a wake-up call to western governments, and OECD governments to take this up with China.
They remain a highly symbolic presence and the whole situation is a bit odd, in military terms, unlike the situation under the British, there is no compelling strategic need to keep such a force in Hong Kong itself...and even if they do show themselves more, they'll ultimately be kept well away from the broader community. They'll remain deeply cautious about Western influence.
During the Shah's era, (Iran) had always been a western customer, purchasing mostly Boeing, Lockheed and MDD aircraft, all Iranian airlines, as finances permit, will switch to their beloved western aircraft.
I think that the Western world needs to be united, and we need to invite our friends in the Arab world together, and we do need to develop a plan, but to say that we're going to stop ISIS by just dropping bombs, it'll either preserve the status quo, or they'll make slight gains.
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- occidentalCatalan, Valencian
- West, westlich, WesternGerman
- occidental, westernSpanish
- غربی, وسترنPersian
- läntinen, länsi, lännenfilmi, länkkäri, lännentarina, länsimainenFinnish
- occidental, westernFrench
- iartharán, an iarthair, thiarIrish
- an iar, siarScottish Gaelic
- western, occidentaleItalian
- ウェスタン, 西方, 西, 西部劇Japanese
- កុនខោបោយ, ខាងលិចKhmer
- pikitia kaupoaiMāori
- westers, westelijkDutch
- vestlig, westernNorwegian
- zachodni, westernPolish
- ocidental, faroestePortuguese
- apusean, vestic, occidentalRomanian
- западный, вестернRussian
- западни, zapadniSerbo-Croatian
- vesüdik, vesüdänikVolapük
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