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Synonyms for West

the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America

the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees

the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point

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British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)

United States film actress (1892-1980)


English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)

a location in the western part of a country, region, or city

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situated in or facing or moving toward the west


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The man from the West, his egotism enlarged by success, was beginning to outline the history of his career.
The man from the West stopped suddenly and released his arm.
The old foreman of the West Oakland stables had died, and since then two other foremen had done nothing but make messes of everything.
So they shouldered their packs and headed west across the wild mountains.
Leslie and Dick settled down on the West place--Rose couldn't bear to part with her dear daughter
When things were settled up there was nothing for Leslie and Dick but the old West farm.
On the morning of the 9th of September, the travellers parted company with their Indian friends, and continued on their course to the west.
It was determined, therefore, to make for a stream, which they were informed passed the neighboring mountains, to the south of west, on the grassy banks of which it was probable they would meet with buffalo.
The second description of these natural meadows lies west of the Mississippi, at a distance of a few hundred miles from that river, and is called the Great Prairies.
Most of them inhabit the country west of the Mississippi.
The surface wind was blowing a tempest from the west.
1822, and in the following year pushed a resolute band of trappers across the mountains to the banks of the Green River or Colorado of the West, often known by the Indian name of the Seeds-ke-dee Agie.
The baffling enigma of the Chinese character to the West was no baffling enigma to the Japanese.
On the 25th of November, 1852, after the death of Overweg, his last companion, he plunged into the west, visited Sockoto, crossed the Niger, and finally reached Timbuctoo, where he had to languish, during eight long months, under vexations inflicted upon him by the sheik, and all kinds of ill-treatment and wretchedness.
Keep to the West, where the sun sets, and you cannot fail to find her.
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