West

[ US /ˈwɛst/ ]
[ UK /wˈɛst/ ]
NOUN
  1. British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
  2. United States film actress (1892-1980)
  3. English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
  4. the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
  5. the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
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How To Use West In A Sentence

  • And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet. CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004
  • Sewage overflowed into wash basins at West Middlesex Hospital following a blockage in one of the toilets.
  • So spake he, and Athene was mightily angered at heart, and chid Odysseus in wrathful words: ‘Odysseus, thou hast no more steadfast might nor any prowess, as when for nine whole years continually thou didst battle with the Trojans for high born Helen, of the white arms, and many men thou slewest in terrible warfare, and by thy device the wide-wayed city of Priam was taken. Book XXII
  • The magnificent 18 th-century mansion is set in private landscaped grounds at the edge of the town, opposite the golf links and West Sands but totally screened by trees, woods and 18-foot high lodge gates.
  • We're looking at some idea that it might be a colder than normal winter in the Northeast and Midwest.
  • Note: where Loiasis is endemic (West Africa), all treatment with diethylcarbamazine, should commence with 3 mg/kg x 2 days (protocole for Loiasis) whatever form of filaria is being treated. Chapter 11
  • The overall tax burden, according to the Tax Foundation, is the third-lowest in the nation.
  • Hundreds of the aircraft are on order, but loss of the Northwest batch is a serious setback.
  • After putting its energy into the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, the Atlanta-based carrier plans to spend more than $2 billion through 2013 to lure travelers with new flat-bed seats, video on demand and upgraded facilities in hotly contested markets such as New York. Delta Refocuses
  • I have found men who didn't know how to kiss. I've always found time to teach them. Mae West 
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