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English definition of “western”

western

adjective (DIRECTION) (also Western)     /ˈwes.tən/ US  /-tɚn/ (written abbreviation W)
B1 in or from the west of a place : western Europe California and other western states Points of the compassDirection of motion Grammar:East or eastern; north or northern?
(Definition of western adjective (DIRECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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