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western

noun [C]  us   /ˈwes·tərn/
a movie based on stories about life in the part of the US west of the Mississippi River when white people began going there to live in the 19th century

western

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈwes·tərn/ (abbreviation W.)
lying toward, facing, or coming from the west: Grand Rapids is in the western part of Michigan.
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