Definition of western adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwestən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwestərn//
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  1. 1  [only before noun] (abbreviation W) (also Western) located in the west or facing west western Spain Western Europe the western slopes of the mountain
  2. 2  (also Western) connected with the west part of the world, especially Europe and N America Western art
  3. see also country and western
    Word OriginOld English westerne (from west and -ern).
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