Western


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Synonyms for Western

a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development

a sandwich made from a western omelet

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relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts

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of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River

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lying toward or situated in the west

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of wind

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References in classic literature ?
And now the sun had stretched out all the hills, And now was dropped into the western bay; At last HE rose, and twitched his mantle blue; Tomorrow to fresh woods and pastures new.
From this western impulse coming in contact with the barrier of the Atlantic sprang the commerce and enterprise of modern times.
All other literatures endure only as the elms which overshadow our houses; but this is like the great dragon-tree of the Western Isles, as old as mankind, and, whether that does or not, will endure as long; for the decay of other literatures makes the soil in which it thrives.
The heat was tempered by a light western breeze; the voices of laborers at work in a field near reached the house cheerfully; the clock-bell of the village church as it struck the quarters floated down the wind with a clearer ring, a louder melody than usual.
He mentioned a terrace at the western end of Oxford Street, fronting Hyde Park, on which he had always had his eye, but which he did not expect to attain immediately, as it would require a large establishment.
To the present hour, the weary western streets of London on a cold dusty spring night, with their ranges of stern shut-up mansions and their long rows of lamps, are melancholy to me from this association.
Now drew they nigh The western point, where those half-rounding guards Just met, & closing stood in squadron joind Awaiting next command.
So while Bell, in eloquent rhapsodies, painted word- pictures of a universal telephone service to applauding audiences, Sanders and Hubbard were leasing telephones two by two, to business men who previously had been using the private lines of the Western Union Telegraph Company.
The rosiest hope that shone in front of Sanders and Hubbard was that the Western Union might conclude to buy the Bell patents, just as it had already bought many others.
Benignant and splendid, or splendid and sinister, the western sky reflects the hidden purposes of the royal mind.
It was a favour of the Western King, who rules masterfully the North Atlantic from the latitude of the Azores to the latitude of Cape Farewell.
The Western nations had tried to arouse China, and they had failed.
The Western mind penetrated the Chinese mind but a short distance when it found itself in a fathomless maze.
The gamekeeper, about a year after he was dismissed from Mr Allworthy's service, and before Tom's selling the horse, being in want of bread, either to fill his own mouth or those of his family, as he passed through a field belonging to Mr Western espied a hare sitting in her form.
And now Black George was pitched upon by him, as being a person already obnoxious to Mr Western, and one of no good fame in the country.