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Far West

noun
1.
the area of the U.S. west of the Great Plains.
Related forms
Far Western, adjective
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  • It brought with it a breath of Atlantic seas and of winds from the Far West.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • "Oh, I've heard the expression as Far West as the Strand," she remarked.

    The Market-Place Harold Frederic
  • But the empire had extended too Far West to revolve about that distant pivot.

    A Short History of Spain Mary Platt Parmele
  • Parties made up of men only seldom came as Far West as this.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • And now let me tell you how I intend to amuse you in the Far West.'

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • That is the plan in the Far West; and they are the only fellows who go right about their work.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
Far West in Culture

Far West definition


A term often applied to the states between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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