- the area of the U.S. west of the Great Plains.
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Examples from the Web for far west
Will you incorporate yourselves with the Creek nation in the Far-West?Diary in America, Series Two
Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Two years elapsed ere he set out for his new home in the Far-West.Daniel Boone
John S. C. Abbott
What very unromantic and common-place ideas—steamers and Red Indians, and the far-west and cornfields!The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith
In the Far-West the early traders used the cayuse, or Indian pony, and "travoie," for transporting burdens long distances.
Thus has the Indian of the far-west lived, and thus is he living still.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians
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