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Definition of Western

Western

  1. Of or pertaining to the west; situated in the west, or in the region nearly in the direction of west; being in that quarter where the sun sets; as, the western shore of France; the western ocean.
  2. Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze.

Western Quotations

If you're thinking of coming to America, this is what it's like: you've got your Comfort Inn, you've got your Best Western, and you've got your Red Lobster where you eat. Everybody's very fat, everybody's very stupid and everybody's very rude - it's not a holiday programme, it's the truth.
Jeremy Clarkson

NATO was constructed on the - with the reason, whether one believes it or not, that it was going to defend Western Europe from Russian assault. Once the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union was beginning to collapse, that reason was gone. So, first question: why does NATO exist?
Noam Chomsky

Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western people have often perceived Islam as a violent and intolerant faith - even though when this prejudice took root Islam had a better record of tolerance than Christianity.
Karen Armstrong

What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
Mahatma Gandhi

I don't know why people have divided the whole world into two groups, west and east. Education is neither eastern nor western. Education is education and it's the right of every human being.
Malala Yousafzai
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Western Translations

western in Afrikaans is westelik, Westers
western in Danish is vestlig
western in Dutch is Westers, westers, westelijk
western in German is westlich
western in Hungarian is vadnyugati film, western, nyugati
western in Italian is occidentale
western in Portuguese is ocidental
western in Spanish is occidental
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