Part of speech: adjective

Being in the west; pertaining to the west.

Part of speech: adjective

Proceeding from the west.

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Usage examples "western":

  1. There was no reason for war between the Western nations; French, English, and German, we are all brothers, and do not hate one another. - "The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife", Edward Carpenter.
  2. The Western people are already calling out for slaves for their new lands; and will fill that country with slaves, if they can be got through South Carolina and Georgia. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  3. Tom led the two girls to the corral at the extreme edge of the little western village. - "Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert", Jessie Graham Flower.