Meaning of WESTERN in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈwestən ]

adj. & n. --adj. 1 of or in the west; inhabiting the west. 2 lying or directed towards the west. 3 (Western) of or relating to the West (see WEST n. 2). --n. a film or novel about cowboys in western North America. øWestern Church the part of Christendom that has continued to derive its authority, doctrine, and ritual from the popes in Rome. Western hemisphere the half of the earth containing the Americas. Western roll a technique of turning the body over the bar in high-jumping. øøwesternmost adj. [OE westerne (as WEST, -ERN)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.