Hesperian

[he-speer-ee-uh n]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of a western land.

Origin of Hesperian

1540–50; < Latin Hesperi(us) of, toward the West (< Greek hespérios western, derivative of hésperos evening, Hesperus) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for hesperian

Hesperian

adjective
  1. poetic western
  2. of or relating to the Hesperides
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of a western land
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