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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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Consequently, similar to the Cold War articulation its Westernness based on membership in Western institutions such as NATO, Turkey's Western identity in the post--Cold War era can be expected to continue to be centered on the issue of security and expressed through a Western military alliance, albeit paradoxically fed by its role as a Muslim country.
Today, McNenly finds that the Native American image at Euro Disney "perpetuates stereotyped and 'Disneyfied' understandings of westernness and Nativeness in its reproduction of the American frontier, but Native performers are also active agents with their own agendas and intentions.
25) He was unable to shake off the baggage of his Western upbringing and orientation while he was in Africa, and "his Westernness constantly.
Travel literature as a self-reflective genre is closely related to questions of identity, and points to the morphing of Western man, beyond his Westernness.
The film also exercises greater control over period detail: no modern telephones or automobiles contradict the westernness of the antlers in the old man's bedroom or the chaps hanging in Bill's kitchen, though some modern clothing and decor persist.