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west in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwestwest1, West /west/ ●●● S1 W2 noun [singular, uncountable]  1 SGthe direction towards which the sun goes down, and which is on the left if you are facing northfrom/towards the west A damp wind blew from the west.to the west (of something) a village to the west of Brussels2 the west
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westWhich way is west?The weather continued to deteriorate with low-flying scud and rain squalls from the west.A fierce solidarity was forged of a kind that has become archaic in the west.It stops short at the Palace in the west, and the Admiralty in the north.This leads to the final area of resemblance to the great cities of the west, namely social structure.from/towards the westDelight died at six thirty-eight a.m. when the first enemy aircraft appeared from the west.I frittered away the morning and then got Armstrong wound up and headed towards the West End.He is to bring the men under his command in from the west.Yet this political hostility did not prevent its welcoming, on occasion, cultural influence from the West.Certainly not from the West or South.A bad weather front feeling its way over from the west like a nasty white octopus in the blue summer sky.Seen from the West, the quarrel is ridiculous.As he rounded the tip of Cape Horn, a storm blew up from the west.