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Meaning of 'western' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Western [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to the west; situated in the west, or in the region nearly in the direction of west; being in that quarter where the sun sets; as, the western shore of France; the western ocean.
- Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze.

Meaning of 'western' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . western [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
Example in sentence:
  • a Western ranch
Meaning (2):
- relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
Example in sentence:
  • the western world;
  • western thought
3 . western [ s]
Meaning (3):
- lying toward or situated in the west
Example in sentence:
  • our company's western office