Definitions of West
  1. noun
    the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    synonyms: Occident
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    a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
  2. noun
    the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
    synonyms: western United States
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    Wild West
    the western United States during its frontier period
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    geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region
    a demarcated area of the Earth
  3. noun
    English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
    synonyms: Benjamin West
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    an artist who paints
  4. noun
    United States film actress (1892-1980)
    synonyms: Mae West
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    a female actor
    a female comedian
  5. noun
    British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
    synonyms: Cicily Isabel Fairfield, Dame Rebecca West, Rebecca West
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    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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