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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(Law), an act of the English Parliament requiring all teachers to conform to the Established Church, -- passed in 1714, repealed in 1719.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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- Western may refer to: West, a point in direction Western, a reference to the 'Old West,' or American frontier (especially during the mid- to late-nineteenth...
- Western 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 the western part of Europe. Below, some different geographic, geopolitical and cultural definitions...
- The Western Bloc during the Cold War refers to the countries allied with the United States and NATO against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. The...
- The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering...
- Spaghetti Western, also known as Italian Western or Macaroni Western (primarily in ****an), is a broad subgenre of Western films that emerged in the mid-1960s...
- The Western Bulldogs (formerly the Footscray Football Club) is a professional Australian rules football club that competes in the Australian Football...
- Best Western International, Inc., operator of the Best Western Hotels & Resorts brand, operates over 4,100 hotels and motels worldwide. The chain, with...
- Western Sahara (/- səˈhɑːrə, -ˈhærə/ ( listen); Arabic: الصحراء الغربية‎‎ aṣ-Ṣaḥrā’ al-Gharbīyah, Berber languages: Taneẓroft Tutrimt, Spanish and French:...
- The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas. Also known as the...
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