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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

1
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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Columbus felt the westward tendency more strongly than any before.
When he has exhausted the rich soil of Europe, and reinvigorated himself, "then recommences his adventurous career westward as in the earliest ages.
All day the current swept the PYRENEES to the westward, while there was no wind to bear her south.
During the night, light, baffling airs blew out of the south, and the frantic captain, with his cargo of fire, watched and measured his westward drift and went off by himself at times to curse softly so that McCoy should not hear.
But a recent survey shows the trend toward westward movement is even stronger than expected--in some cases, species have shifted their ranges west by as much as 73 percent.
Moderate winds will freshen at times, especially westward.
As further development took place, the expanding settlement also acquired the name of Westward Ho
Tropical storm Lando (international name: Koppu) slightly intensified as it continued the same westward track midday Thursday.
Danny is not expected to intensify as it moves westward toward the
This volume focuses on the era of Manifest Destiny, cowboys and Indians, westward movement and changing borders.
To develop and introduce a unified communication system across all of our offices and project bases: Westward is seeking to develop alternative methods of communications with its partners, stakeholders, customers and staff.
Synopsis: "Write, If You Live to Get There: Tracing Westward Expansion Through 120 Years of Family Letters", is the eloquently told story of the spirited family who chronicled more than a century of living in the letters they wrote to each other, from Pennsylvania and Vermont, to California and places in between.

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