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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

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

Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
Thomas Sowell

Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
Ayn Rand

Yes, the Bible should be taught in our schools because it is necessary to understand the Bible if we are to truly understand our own culture and how it came to be. The Bible has influenced every part of western culture from our art, music, and history, to our sense of fairness, charity, and business.
Joel Osteen

When we say Afro American, we include everyone in the Western Hemisphere of African descent. South America is America. Central America is America. South America has many people in it of African descent.
Malcolm X
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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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