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


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  • 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!)

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

    1. The global background 1997

  • 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 Gustav Freytag 1855

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

    IOL: News 2010

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

    IOL: News 2010

  • The plume drifted over extensive parts of the western Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Western - Articles related to Has any minister in history seemed more hopelessly unfit to do his job? 2010

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

    Netvouz - new bookmarks 2009

  • 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 - Articles related to Slow dredging woe at Goa 2009

  • Since the latter half of the 20th century, Western musical scholars began to define their music as ¡°Western music, ¡± rather than just ¡°music. : Total 2008

  • 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.



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