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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 west·ern /ˈwɛstɚ/
 西方人,西部片,西部小說(a.)西方的,西洋的,西部的

From: Network Terminology

 western
 西方

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 West·ern a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the west; situated in the west, or in the region nearly in the direction of west; being in that quarter where the sun sets; as, the western shore of France; the western ocean.
    Far o'er the glowing western main.   --Keble.
 2. Moving toward the west; as, a ship makes a western course; coming from the west; as, a western breeze.
 Western Church. See Latin Church, under Latin.
 Western empire Hist., the western portion of the Roman empire, as divided, by the will of Theodosius the Great, between his sons Honorius and Arcadius, a. d. 395.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 western
      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of
             the world; "the Western Hemisphere"; "Western Europe";
             "the Western Roman Empire" [ant: eastern]
      2: lying in or toward the west [syn: westerly]
      3: of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of
         the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch" [ant: eastern]
      4: lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western
         office"
      5: of wind; from the west [syn: westerly]
      n 1: a film about life in the western United States during the
           period of exploration and development [syn: horse opera]
      2: a sandwich made from a western omelet [syn: western
         sandwich]