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Northwestern
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
Southwestern South`west"ern, a. Of or pertaining to the southwest; southwesterly; as, to sail a southwestern course.
Western Chinquapin
Chinquapin 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 churches. 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(Law), an act of the English Parliament requiring all teachers to conform to the Established Church, -- passed in 1714, repealed in 1719.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 wallflower
Wallflower 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 old walls. 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
Westerner West"ern*er, n. A native or inhabitant of the west.
Westernmost
Westernmost West"ern*most`, a. Situated the farthest towards the west; most western.

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- Look up Western or western in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Western may refer to: Western, Nebraska, a village in the US Western, New York, a town...
- The Western world, also known as the West, primarily refers to various nations and states in the regions of Australasia, Europe, and the Americas. The...
- The Western is a genre set in the American frontier and commonly ****ociated with folk tales of the Western United States, particularly the Southwestern...
- Western Australia (commonly abbreviated as WA) is a state of Australia occupying the western 33 percent of the land area of Australia excluding external...
- Western Europe is the western region of Europe. The region's countries and territories vary depending on context. The concept of "the West" appeared in...
- All Quiet on the Western Front is the 1929 novel by German writer and World War I veteran Erich Maria Remarque. All Quiet on the Western Front may also...
- Western culture, also known as Western civilization, Occidental culture, or Western society, is the heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional...
- Western Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الغربية‎ aṣ-Ṣaḥrā' al-Gharbiyyah; Berber languages: Taneẓroft Tutrimt; Spanish: Sáhara Occidental) is a disputed territory...
- The former Western State of Nigeria was formed in 1967 when the Western Region was subdivided into the states of Lagos and Western State. Its capital...
- The Western Cape is a province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country. It is the fourth largest of the nine provinces with...