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  • 1 West — West, n. [AS. west, adv.; akin to D. west, G. west, westen, OHG. westan, Icel. vestr, Sw. vest, vester, vestan, Dan. vest, vesten, and perhaps to L. vesper evening, Gr. ?. ????. Cf. {Vesper}, {Visigoth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The point in the… …

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  • 2 West — West, a. 1. Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a …

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  • 3 West — West, v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun. [Obs.] The hot sun gan to west. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 West — West, adv. [AS. west.] Westward. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 West — This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation).West is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. West is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points. It is the …

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  • 6 west — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German westar to the west and probably to Latin vesper evening, Greek hesperos Date: before 12th century to, toward, or in the west II. adjective Date: before 12th century 1 …

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  • 7 West — I. biographical name Benjamin 1738 1820 American painter II. biographical name Nathanael 1903 1940 originally Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein American novelist III. biographical name Dame Rebecca 1892 1983 pseudonym of Cicily Isabel Andrews née… …

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  • 8 West Virginia University — Motto ΠΙΣΤΕΙ ΤΗΝ APETHN EN ΔE THI APETHI THN ΓΝΩΣIN Motto in English Add to your faith virtue and to virtue knowledge Established …

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  • 9 West Palm Beach, Florida — West Palm Beach   City   West Palm Beach Skyline …

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  • 10 West Des Moines, Iowa —   City   West Des Moines welcome sign Motto: Iowa s Fastest Growing Community …

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  • 11 West Somerset Railway — Locale Minehead, Somerset, England Terminus Bishops Lydeard …

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  • 12 West Haven, Connecticut — West Haven redirects here. For other uses, see West Haven (disambiguation) West Haven, Connecticut   City   …

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  • 13 West End — most commonly refers to: * West End of London * West End theatre Geographic locations West End may also refer to:Australia*West End, Queensland in Brisbane *West End, Queensland (Townsville) in Townsville *West End, Western Australia in… …

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  • 14 West Lafayette, Indiana — West Lafayette redirects here. For the village in Ohio, see West Lafayette, Ohio. City of West Lafayette   City   …

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  • 15 West Bend, Wisconsin — West Bend is a city and the county seat of Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. Located in Southeastern Wisconsin, the population was 28,152 people at the 2000 census. The city is near other small communities including: the Town of West… …

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  • 16 West Wycombe Park — is a country house near the village of West Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, England built between 1740 and 1800. It was conceived as a pleasure palace for the 18th century libertine and Sir Francis Dashwood. The house is a long rectangle with four… …

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  • 17 West Deptford Township, New Jersey — West Deptford, New Jersey   Township   West Deptford Township highlighted in Gloucester Co …

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  • 18 West Valley City, Utah — West Valley City   City   City of West Valley City …

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  • 19 West Coast hip hop — Stylistic origins Dancehall (Toasting) •  • Funk • Jazz • Rhythm and blues • Soul music C …

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  • 20 West Coast — may refer to:In geography: * West Coast, Tasmania in Australia * West Coast, Singapore * West Coast, New Zealand * West Coast District Municipality, South Africa * West Coast Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa * West Coast, Western Cape,… …

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