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Northwestern North`west"ern, a.
Of, pertaining to, or being in, the northwest; in a direction
toward the northwest; coming from the northwest;
northwesterly; as, a northwestern course.
Southwestern South`west"ern, a.
Of or pertaining to the southwest; southwesterly; as, to sail
a southwestern course.
Western ChinquapinChinquapin Chin"qua*pin, n. (Bot.)
A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub (Castanea pumila) of
North America, from six to twenty feet high, allied to the
chestnut. Also, its small, sweet, edible nat. [Written also
chincapin and chinkapin.]
Chinquapin oak, a small shrubby oak (Quercus prinoides)
of the Atlantic States, with edible acorns.
Western Chinquapin, an evergreen shrub or tree (Castanopes
chrysophylla) of the Pacific coast. In California it is a
shrub; in Oregon a tree 30 to 125 feet high. Western schism Greek schism (Eccl.), the separation of the Greek and Roman
Great schism, or Western schism (Eccl.) a schism in the
Roman church in the latter part of the 14th century, on
account of rival claimants to the papal throne.
Schism act (Law), an act of the English Parliament
requiring all teachers to conform to the Established
Church, -- passed in 1714, repealed in 1719. Western wallflowerWallflower Wall"flow`er, n.
1. (Bot.) A perennial, cruciferous plant (Cheiranthus
Cheiri), with sweet-scented flowers varying in color from
yellow to orange and deep red. In Europe it very common on
Note: The name is sometimes extended to other species of
Cheiranthus and of the related genus Erysimum,
especially the American Western wallflower (Erysimum
asperum), a biennial herb with orange-yellow flowers.
2. A lady at a ball, who, either from choice, or because not
asked to dance, remains a spectator. [Colloq.]
Westerner West"ern*er, n.
A native or inhabitant of the west.
Westernmost West"ern*most`, a.
Situated the farthest towards the west; most western.
Meaning of Western from wikipedia
- late-nineteenth century) Western
world, e.g. as in "Western
attitudes", etc. Western
, Nebraska, a village
in the US Western
, New York, a town...
Asia, West Asia, Southwestern
Asia or Southwest
Asia is the westernmost subregion
of Asia. The concept
is in limited
use, as it significantly...
- Play media Western Europe
is the region comprising
part of Europe. Below, some different
- The Western Bulldogs
(formerly the Footscray Football
Club) is a professional Australian rules football
club that competes
in the Australian
- The Western
is a genre
in the later
half of the 19th century
in the American
Old West, often
- The Western
Cape (Afrikaans: Wes-Kaap; Xhosa: iNtshona-Koloni) is a province
on the south-western coast
of the country. It is...
- The Western
the Cold War refers
to the countries allied
with the United States
and NATO against
the Soviet Union
and the Warsaw
- The western gorilla
(Gorilla gorilla) is a great
ape—the type species
as well as the most populous species
of the genus
all of the individuals...
- Best Western
International, Inc., operator
of the Best Western Hotels
over 4,100 hotels
worldwide. The chain, with...
- The Western world refers
to various nations depending
on the context, most often including
part of Europe, Australasia
and the Americas; with...