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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

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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Gone West has been a significant contributor to the breed, wielding potent influence as sire, broodmare sire, and remarkably, in his own lifetime, as a sire of sires.
The Breeders' Cup Turf-winning son of Gone West is the sire of eight winners from his first crop.
SECRETTAME, the dam of leading sire Gone West, died on Friday due to severe colic at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, writes Rachel Pagones.
To what level would Gainsborough raise 12-year-old Elusive Quality's fee after the son of Gone West became the leading sire by progeny earnings in North America last year?
ITAYLOR MADE and WinStar Farms have purchased an interest in multiple Grade 2 winner Speightstown, a son of Gone West out of Canadian champion two-year-old filly Silken Cat, by Storm Cat.
8 million for a daughter of Gone West, writes Rachel Pagones.
The yearling is a dark bay or brown colt by Gone West out of champion older mare in South Africa, Circle Of Life.
At last year's second session Demi O'Byrne made a marvellous `spot' in the $200,000 Hennessy colt who was to race as Johannesburg, but only five minutes later there were no takers at $300,000 for the son of Gone West who is now a contender for North American juvenile honours as Came Home.