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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
West \West\, a. 1. Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west. [1913 Webster] This shall be your west border. --Num. xxxiv. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] West end, the fashionable part of London, commencing from the east, at Charing Cross. [1913 Webster]