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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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(2) To pay the Western Union a royalty of twenty per cent on all telephone rentals.
The Western Union had lost its case, for several very simple reasons: It had tried to operate a telephone system on telegraphic lines, a plan that has invariably been unsuccessful, it had a low idea of the possibilities of the telephone business; and its already busy agents had little time or knowledge or enthusiasm to give to the new enterprise.
But, as may be imagined, when the news of the Western Union agreement became known, the story of the telephone became a fairy tale of success.
The main object of these companies was not, like that of the Western Union, to do a legitimate telephone business, but to sell stock to the public.
At first, having held their own against the Western Union, they expected to make short work of the stock-jobbers.
But Gray could never forget that he had seemed to be, for a time, so close to the golden prize; and seven years after he had been set aside by the Western Union agreement, he reappeared with claims that had grown larger and more definite.
By 1878, when he came in to defend the little Bell Company against the towering Western Union, Smith had become the most noted patent lawyer in Boston.
An Introduction to Contemporary Western Literary Theory.
??The Western Union company (NYSE: WU), a payment services provider, has extended its global digital footprint to Latin America and the Caribbean, activating the Western Union mobile app in Panama and in Jamaica, the company said.??Panama and Jamaica are the first countries to lead Western Union's digital rollout across the Latin America and Caribbean region.
Fire broke out at Bab Sharia Cables Warehouse in western Cairo -- Egypt Today/ Khalid Kamel CAIRO -- 12 December 2017: A massive fire broke out at a cable warehouse in Cairo's Bab el-Sharia neighborhood on Tuesday; no injuries were recorded.
Summary: Western Digital (WD) and Tegile Systems have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tegile, a …
29 August 2016 - US-based closed-end management investment companies Western Asset Global Partners Income Fund Inc.