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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

Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.
John Henrik Clarke

I spent my first two years at a small all-male college in Virginia called Hampden-Sydney. That was like going to college 120 years ago. The languages, a year of rhetoric, all of the great books, Western Man courses, stuff like that.
Stephen Colbert

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

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

My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house.
Tom Hanks
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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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