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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(Law), an act of the English Parliament requiring all teachers to conform to the Established Church, -- passed in 1714, repealed in 1719.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, refers to various regions, nations and states, depending on the context, most often consisting of the majority...
- The Western is a genre of fiction typically set in the 19th or early 20th century in the Western United States, commonly referred to as the "Old West"...
- 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 Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الغربية‎ aṣ-Ṣaḥrā' al-Gharbiyyah; Berber languages: Taneẓroft Tutrimt; Spanish: Sáhara Occidental) is a disputed territory...
- Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion of the larger geographical region of Asia, as defined by some academics, UN bodies...
- 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...
- 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...
- Western culture, also known as Western civilization, Occidental culture, or Western society, is the heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional...
- Country (also called country and western) is a genre of po****r music that originated with blues, church music such as Southern gospel and spirituals...