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  • adj. Of, situated in, or related to the West
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a certain genre of film, television, literature, and so on, dealing with the American Old West.
  • n. A film, novel, or other work of a certain genre dealing with the American Old West.

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Examples

  • El Topo explores mysticism through the spaghetti western (and along the way critiques the construction of masculinity in Western culture) while Holy Mountain dives even deeper into the mystic to confront the horrors of modern life with a surrealistic spin that anticipates the complaisant acceptance of post-modernism (and this in the mid-1970s!)

    May Day with Jodorowsky

  • Of all the western nations, Germany has made the greatest progress in bridging the gap between traditional and Western medicines.

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  • If, perhaps, they are less harshly manifested in the western division of our kingdom, and indeed in Western

    Debit and Credit Translated from the German of Gustav Freytag

  • The affected areas include the western parts of Limpopo, Northern Cape's Gariep River, Western

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  • The plume drifted over extensive parts of the western Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Western

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  • Chandivli in the western suburbs of Mumbai is reported to be the second largest assembly constituency with 3.68 lakh voters after Chinchwad (3. 89lakh) in Western

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  • Until the 19th century, Siberian tigers (formerly known in their western range as Caspian tigers) still inhabited wide spaces of Western and Central Asia.

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  • Since the latter half of the 20th century, Western musical scholars began to define their music as ¡°Western music, ¡± rather than just ¡°music.

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  • Well being an Asian male, I am quite familiar with the phenomenon of white or are we using the term Western here men being attracted to ethnic women based on beliefs of those women being more complacent and submissive.

    THE IDEAL WOMAN FOR THE SHALLOW, IMMATURE MAN » Sociological Images

  • Jones directs with all the grit that's associated with his onscreen persona, "writes the Scott Tobias," but Peckinpah would never allow this degree of sentimentality to slip into one of his Westerns. ", who tells him," I never use the term Western ...

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