west end


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.
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            This shall be your west border.       --Num. xxxiv.
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   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.
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