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west

1. one of the four cardinal points of the compass, 270° clockwise from north and 180° from east
2. the direction along a parallel towards the sunset, at 270° clockwise from north
3. the west any area lying in or towards the west
4. Cards the player or position at the table corresponding to west on the compass
5. (esp of the wind) from the west

West

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1. Benjamin. 1738--1820, US painter, in England from 1763
2. Mae. 1892--1980, US film actress
3. Nathanael, real name Nathan Weinstein. 1903--40, US novelist: author of Miss Lonely-Hearts (1933) and The Day of the Locust (1939)
4. Dame Rebecca, real name Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield). 1892--1983, British journalist, novelist, and critic

West

2 the
1. the western part of the world contrasted historically and culturally with the East or Orient; the Occident
2. (formerly) the non-Communist countries of Europe and America contrasted with the Communist states of the East
3. (in the US)
a. that part of the US lying approximately to the west of the Mississippi
b. (during the Colonial period) the region outside the 13 colonies, lying mainly to the west of the Alleghenies
4. (in the ancient and medieval world) the Western Roman Empire and, later, the Holy Roman Empire

West

(1976 VI) A brilliant comet that passed within 30 million km of the Sun in Feb. 1976. The cometary nucleus broke into at least four fragments, accompanied by massive outbursts of gas and dust.

What does it mean when you dream about the West?

We associate the westerly direction with where the sun sets, so dreaming about the West could be alluding to the end of something (sunset) or to rest (after the sun goes down). In the United States, the west is traditionally associated with expansion and opportunity.

west

[west]
(geography)
The direction 90° to the left or 270° to the right of north.
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but 30mph going west Pictures: ROBIN FORMSTONE; 40 DRIVING EAST.
Cross Tent Avenue going west and enjoy for a moment the welcoming shade from the Con Rail overpass.
SPONSOR Victor Chandler reckons his money is going west today, to the Lambourn stable of Charlie Mann, represented by Celibate in today's big race.
This is in time for the beginning of the business day in Chicago, and in time for the first significant bank of flights going west and northbound from Chicago," stated Geoff Crowley, President & CEO of AWAC.
Murphy's, by the way, provides the perfect rendezvous for someone from Simi or Moorpark meeting someone from the West Valley, because it's right near the 118 Freeway at Kuehner Drive, the first Simi off-ramp on that freeway going west, a few minutes past Chatsworth.