[n] the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North and South America
[n] the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
[n] English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
[n] United States film actress (1892-1980)
[n] British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
[n] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
[adv] to, toward, or in the west; "we moved west to Arizona"
[adj] situated in or facing or moving toward the west