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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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SRRC entomologists Mary Cornelius and Weste Osbrink tracked the pests before and after the storm, across City Park and elsewhere, and found that around 80 percent of their research traps were still crawling with termites just a month after the hurricane had struck.

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