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westernnoun [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

westernadjective [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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