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western

1. (of a wind, etc.) coming or originating from the west
2. Music See country and western

Western

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the West as opposed to the Orient
2. (formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Americas and the parts of Europe not under Communist rule
3. of, relating to, or characteristic of the western states of the US
4. a film, book, etc., concerned with life in the western states of the US, esp during the era of exploration and early development
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Around the town of al-Bab, one of the IS group's westernmost strongholds, the extremists are making tactical withdrawals.
The closest colonies are located at Qarnein Island, Umm Qasar and Ghashah in Abu Dhabi, the westernmost emirate of the UAE.
Sometimes mundane (Zorro Bay was named for the Z that someone spray-painted on a rock in the early 1970s), sometimes fascinating (Kanaka Bluff was named for William Naukama, a native Hawaiian who worked for the Hudson's Bay Company in the 1840s), the place names in this volume tell the colorful history of Canada's westernmost province.
Japan eyes ground troops post on westernmost island near Taiwan
a special-purpose company the three will set up in Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia.
Harvey, senior leasing director for Weingarten Realty, commented, "We have been working on the anchors for Ridgeway for quite some time and are very excited that Best Buy signed a lease to anchor the westernmost portion of this new center.
Summary: Apache has reported that the WKAL-C-1X discovery on the West Kalabsha concession established the westernmost production in Egypt's Western Desert.
The company president and chief executive officer, G Steven Farris, has said, 'The WKAL-C-1X discovery represents the westernmost oil ever discovered in Egypt and confirms our exploration model for this area of the Faghur Basin, coming on the heels of the successful completion of the Heqet-2 well, which tested approximately 3,000 barrels per day.
Even at this level, it does not conceal the fact that the bed of the river on the western side is just below the surface and that the westernmost span of the bridge is almost completely blocked off.
A real estate watcher noted this will mark only the second national restaurant chain to join the menu of local eateries along the westernmost environs of Cantrell Road.
The inscription on the pan names four of the westernmost forts of the Wall; it is the earliest naming of the fort Congabata.
The image on these pages shows a tiny piece of NGC 6960, the Veil's westernmost fragment, and is one of three unprecedentedly sharp Hubble composites of parts of the nebula (November issue, page 16).