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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)

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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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Great rents and splits branched out in the solid walls, like crystallisation; stupefied birds wheeled about and dropped into the furnace; four fierce figures trudged away, East, West, North, and South, along the night- enshrouded roads, guided by the beacon they had lighted, towards their next destination.
The wind's from the West and it smells of nothing but snuff.
I saw the three flashes--two close together--one farther to the west.
She was situated thus: Two miles, on the starboard side, appeared Gilboa, stretching from north to west like an immense arm.
Captain Phips sailed from England in the Rose Algier, and cruised for nearly two years in the West Indies, endeavoring to find the wreck of the Spanish ship.
One of the first to revive these tramontane expeditions was General Ashley, of Missouri, a man whose courage and achievements in the prosecution of his enterprises have rendered him famous in the Far West.
The narrow seas around these isles, where British admirals keep watch and ward upon the marches of the Atlantic Ocean, are subject to the turbulent sway of the West Wind.
In fact, we see the whole of it except that furthest part, which is covered by the Welsh Marches and those parts which are hidden from where we stand by the high ground of the immediate west.
But east and west have no certain points of heaven; and no more have the wars, either from the east or west, any certainty of observation.
Keep to the West, where the sun sets, and you cannot fail to find her.
These myriads of cows stretching under her eyes from the far east to the far west outnumbered any she had ever seen at one glance before.
He returned in the month of August to Kouka; from there he successively traversed the Mandara, Barghimi, and Klanem countries, and reached his extreme limit in the east, the town of Masena, situated at seventeen degrees twenty minutes west longitude.
In some way, during the war, by running away and following the Federal soldiers, it seems, he found his way into the new state of West Virginia.
From the close of the year 1811 intensified arming and concentrating of the forces of Western Europe began, and in 1812 these forces- millions of men, reckoning those transporting and feeding the army- moved from the west eastwards to the Russian frontier, toward which since 1811 Russian forces had been similarly drawn.
In the language of the West Coast, Tarzan spoke to the prostrate man beneath him.
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