- a native or inhabitant of the West, especially of the western U.S.
Origin of Westerner
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She is as good a Southerner as any one, and also as good a Northerner and Westerner.
In telling me good-bye a young Westerner sends regards to all America.Where Half The World Is Waking Up
They exchanged greetings, and then the little Westerner said quietly, "You wanted me?"An American Suffragette
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The Westerner had a "gas generator," which he was getting in order.
Eating a hasty breakfast, they pushed forward, with the Westerner in the lead.
- (sometimes capital) a native or inhabitant of the west of any specific region, esp of the western states of the US or of the western hemisphere
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