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 for Western
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Western \West"ern\, a.
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
              Far o'er the glowing western main.    --Keble.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course;
        coming from the west; as, a western breeze.
        [1913 Webster]
     Western Church. See Latin Church, under Latin.
     Western empire (Hist.), the western portion of the Roman
        empire, as divided, by the will of Theodosius the Great,
        between his sons Honorius and Arcadius, a. d. 395.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the
             world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental
             parts; "the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western
             thought" [ant: eastern]
      2: of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of
         the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch" [ant: eastern]
      3: lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western
      4: of wind; from the west [syn: westerly, western]
      n 1: a film about life in the western United States during the
           period of exploration and development [syn: Western,
           horse opera]
      2: a sandwich made from a western omelet [syn: western,
         western sandwich]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "Western":
     3-D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Marchen, Technicolor, Western story,
     Westerner, adventure story, allegory, animated cartoon, apologue,
     bedtime story, black-and-white film, cartoon, chiller, cinema,
     color film, creepie, detective story, documentary,
     documentary film, educational film, fable, fabliau, fairy tale,
     fantasy, feature, fiction, film, flick, flicker, folk story,
     folktale, gest, ghost story, horror picture, horse opera, legend,
     love story, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie,
     moving picture, mystery, mystery story, myth, mythology, mythos,
     newsreel, nudie, nursery tale, parable, photodrama, photoplay,
     picture, picture show, pornographic film, preview, romance,
     science fiction, shocker, short, silent, silent film, skin flick,
     sneak preview, space fiction, space opera, spaghetti Western,
     suspense story, talkie, talking picture, thriller, trailer,
     underground film, whodunit, work of fiction

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "western":
     antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly,
     eastermost, eastern, easternmost, horse opera, hyperborean,
     meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly,
     northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest,
     northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south,
     southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly,
     southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern,
     west, westbound, westerly, westernmost

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Western, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    287
     Housing Units (2000): 151
     Land area (2000):     0.445541 sq. miles (1.153947 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.445541 sq. miles (1.153947 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            52295
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             40.392050 N, 97.198259 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68464
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Western, NE

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