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Old West

the western region of the U.S., especially in the frontier period of the 19th century. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There were all kinds of bad men in the days of the Old West.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • The most active movements into the Old West occurred after 1730.

    The Frontier in American History

    Frederick Jackson Turner
  • Stories of the Old West were filled with bad men who lived by the speed of their gun hand.

    The Draw Jerome Bixby
  • There is much to be done first, though, for we must get at Old West.

  • He was an Illinois man, and a good type of the men of the Old West.

    The Comstock Club Charles Carroll Goodwin

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