1. [ adjective ] relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world

"the Western Hemisphere" "Western Europe" "the Western Roman Empire"

Related terms: eastern occidental West
2. [ adjective ] lying in or toward the west
Synonyms: westerly
Related terms: west
3. [ adjective ] of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River

"a Western ranch"

Related terms: eastern midwestern west-central west-central northwestern southwestern West
4. [ noun ] (film,performing arts) a film about life in the western US during the period of exploration and development
Synonyms: horse_opera
Related terms: feature spaghetti_western
5. [ adjective ] lying toward or situated in the west

"our company's western office"

Related terms: west
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8423
7. [ adjective ] of wind; from the west
Synonyms: westerly
Related terms: west
8. [ adjective ] (of music) characteristic of rural life
Synonyms: folk hillbilly country
Related terms: nonclassical
9. [ noun ] (food) a sandwich made from a western omelet
Synonyms: western_sandwich
Related terms: sandwich
Similar spelling:   Wester