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English definition of “west”

west

adjective (also West)     /west/ (written abbreviation W)
A2 in or forming the west part of something: West Africa the west coast of Ireland Ireland is west of Britain .Points of the compassDirection of motion west wind a wind coming from the westWind and windsStormy weather Grammar:East or eastern; north or northern?
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