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Definition of West

  • The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east.
  • A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west.
  • The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident.
  • Formerly, that part of the United States west of the Alleghany mountains; now, commonly, the whole region west of the Mississippi river; esp., that part which is north of the Indian Territory, New Mexico, etc. Usually with the definite article.
  • Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west.
  • Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir.
  • Westward.
  • To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west.
  • a location in the western part of a country, region, or city
  • the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
  • the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
  • English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
  • United States film actress (1892-1980)
  • British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
  • the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  • the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point
  • to, toward, or in the west
  • situated in or facing or moving toward the west

How to use west in a sentence. West pronunciation.

And tell him who is beyond and away in Egypt that old Soolsby's busy making a chair for him to sit in when the scarlet cloth is spread, and the East and West come to salaam before him.
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A struggle between the East and the West was here to be fought out between two wills; between an intellectual libertine steeped in Oriental guilt and cruelty and self-indulgence, and a being selfless, human, and in an agony of remorse for a life lost by his hand.
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Egypt is the bridge between the East and the West.
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As of February, 2002, contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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Its business office is located at 809 North 1500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 596-1887, email business@pglaf.org.
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It comes right over the mountains from the West, but when one crosses the ridge he does not find any of it on the other side!
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The Kirby Simpsons, of West Kensington; and Mrs. Hollings, of Highgate-' Miss Derrick cast down her eyes and seemed to reflect.
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The reference difficulty might be minimised by naming her own married sister, who lived at Blackheath, and Clarence's most intimate friend, Mr. Tarling, who held a good position in a City house, and had a most respectable address at West Kensington.
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Before her, east, west, and north, lay the wooded landscape, soft of hue beneath the summer sky, spreading its tranquil beauty far away to the mists of the horizon.
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In general, it may be said that the Russian is far more of an extremist, far more influenced by theory, than people of the West.
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In his interesting book, "Russia of To-day," he says: "All civilisation is derived from the West. . . .
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And, being deeply interested in the portion of our country then beginning to be settled, she asked also that he might become a home missionary at the West.
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My parents were visiting in the far West, and I had no one to advise me; so, up in my little room, night after night, I made it a point to tell the Lord about it; and soon it seemed as easy and right as though I were talking to a friend.
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On the 19th of October we were about one hundred and fifty miles west of the Bahamas, and we encountered very disagreeable weather.
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The wife was brought up in the West Indies, as a Catholic, but her ideas of religion consisted mostly in counting beads on a rosary.
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He recovered, and to-day is one of the most useful Christian young men in the far West, where he has fixed his home.
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I was getting ready to haul my Winter's stock of wood, for which I had to go two miles over a road running north and south, entirely unprotected from the keen cold west winds that prevail the most of the time in that part of Canada during the Winter months.
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As of November, 2001, contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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The strong west wind lashed her cheeks to a glowing colour; excitement added brilliancy to her eyes.
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If he went to the West Indies, his absence would heighten the probability of Nancy's detection.
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Examples of West

Example #1
And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
Example #2
And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
Example #3
Involuntarily David's eyes ran round the room before he replied.
Example #4
There had been other ways to overcome this crisis, but he had rejected them for a course fantastic and fatal when looked at in the light of ordinary reason.
Example #5
Upon it the peoples of all nations pass and repass.
Example #6
If the door opens outward, then must it open inward also.