Meaning of WESTERN in English



a book or film that tells a story about cowboys in the Wild West . Westerns involve guns, horses and often Indians ( Native Americans ). They are popular because they represent the traditional struggle between good and bad, often in a simple but exciting way. Famous western films include High Noon and Shane . Western television series have included Gunsmoke and Bonanza .

See also cowboys and Indians , L’Amour , spaghetti western .

Oxford guide to British and American culture English vocabulary.      Руководство по британской и американской культуре, Оксфордский английский словарь.