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west

3 adverb
     
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west3 written abbreviation W
1DN towards the west:
The route then heads west over Gerrick Moor.
west of
The walk starts at Alnham, six miles west of Bridge of Aln.
a west-facing window
2

out west

to or in the western part of a country or area, especially the US:
The family moved out west to Kansas.
3

go west

British English old-fashioned
a) to die - used humorously
b) to be damaged or ruined - used humorously

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