|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|
|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|
|Related terms:||feature spaghetti_western|
|5.||[ adjective ] lying toward or situated in the west|
"our company's western office"
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8423|
|7.||[ adjective ] of wind; from the west|
|8.||[ adjective ] (of music) characteristic of rural life|
|Synonyms:||folk hillbilly country|
|9.||[ noun ] (food) a sandwich made from a western omelet|