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 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
Films are frequently the first events in which Western designers encountered Chinese imagery, the exhibition explores the impact of movies in shaping their fantasies.
Ukraine wants to have 19 bcm in storage by the end of the summer but it doesn't have the money to buy that gas. The probable outcome is it will have around 14 bcm. They could probably get through most winters with that amount but if it is cold they will struggle and look for gas from western Europe, we forecast the seasonal ramp in prices could go as high as 53 pence/therm (peak winter weather prices).
Some Western states provided support and teams to provide training in Rojava.
Add to this the measures France has taken to protect itself against the insider threat it faces, including banning the niqab (veil or mask), plus the usual complaints that Western religious freedom actually oppresses Muslims by exposing them to what they find morally reprehensible, and there you get the reason for their repeated, triumphal rejection of France.
Today, Lake Turkana gets about 90 % of its water from the SW Ethiopian highlands via the Omo River, and the remaining 10 % from the western Kenyan highlands via the Turkwel and Kerio Rivers. During times past, rainfall in all these areas fluctuated, and Lake Turkana expanded and contracted as weather systems changed.
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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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