Word family noun west western westerner westerly westernization adjective west westerly western westbound westernized westward verb westernize adverb west westward(s)
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race, Geography
westernwest‧ern1, Western /ˈwestən $ -ərn/ ●●● S2 W2 adjective (written abbreviation W) 1 SANSGin or from the west of a country or area the western end of the bay Western Australia2 relating to ideas and ways of doing things that come from Europe and the Americas Western philosophies country and western
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westernI had wanted to cross a relatively low pass at the western end of the range.Woman-centred psychology is grounded in a particular woman-centred form of western feminism.In western Iowa, there's not a whole lot to do.In addition there is a large western lunette window.The objectives of the western operations would have to be clearly defined from the start.There was a son who was married and living in western Pennsylvania.For hours we searched the forests on the western slopes - nothing.
Related topics: Film
westernwestern2 noun [countable] AMFa film about life in the 19th century in the American West, especially the lives of cowboyssee thesaurus at movie
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westernBut it's still a western.Operation Condor contains shades of the Indiana Jones movies, westerns and B-grade adventures.Barry Tubb is looking for a few cold bodies to appear in his new western.It's a traditional western focused on the adventures of black cowboys.This is not your typical western.