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Of or relating to the west.

[From Latin Hesperius, from Greek hesperios, of the evening, western, from hesperos, evening; see wes-pero- in Indo-European roots.]


1. poetic western
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to the Hesperides
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of a western land


(hɛˈspɪər i ən)

western; occidental.
[1540–50; < Latin Hesperi(us) of, toward the West < Greek hespérios western, derivative of hésperos evening]
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Adj.1.Hesperian - denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
western - relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts; "the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western thought"
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These were the prime in order and in might; The rest were long to tell, though far renown'd, Th' IONIAN Gods, of JAVANS Issue held Gods, yet confest later then Heav'n and Earth Thir boasted Parents; TITAN Heav'ns first born With his enormous brood, and birthright seis'd By younger SATURN, he from mightier JOVE His own and RHEA'S Son like measure found; So JOVE usurping reign'd: these first in CREET And IDA known, thence on the Snowy top Of cold OLYMPUS rul'd the middle Air Thir highest Heav'n; or on the DELPHIAN Cliff, Or in DODONA, and through all the bounds Of DORIC Land; or who with SATURN old Fled over ADRIA to th' HESPERIAN Fields, And ore the CELTIC roam'd the utmost Isles.
And he called it Hesperian, because it lies toward the west.
Hesperian Falls, Las Vegas, NV-This 300-unit multifamily property received $10,600,000 funded under the Fannie Mae DUS Loan program.
The northernmost almost two thirds form part of the Hesperian Massif (of Hercynian orogen), with a predominance of Precambrian and Palaeozoic materials--shales, quartzite, and volcano-sedimentary and plutonic rocks.
During the Middle Jurassic, some fault-controlled carbonate platforms to the E of the Hesperian Massif of the Iberian Plate formed the domain of the Iberian and Catalan coastal ranges of E Spain (Gomez and Fernandez-Lopez, 2006, and references therein).
Ultimately the Hesperian breeze, that breath of poetic inspiration "from the region of stories," is perceptible in the way that verse is perceptible: as "feet" that make their presence known only by an imagined pulse that has no materiality, being neither visible (as scansion marks on a page, for example) nor auditory but ideal.
Bates, Daisy 2004 My natives and I: incorporating the passing of the Aborigines: a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Hesperian Press, Carlisle, WA.
Hesperian, Santa Ana, CA 92706, Joplin Youth Center - 19480 Rose Canyon Rd, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678.
Based on the field testing, Hesperian Health Guides released "Health Actions for Women" in 2015.
To see which early Mars better explains the modern features of the planet,researcher Robin Wordsworth of the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and his colleagues used a 3-dimensional atmospheric circulation model to compare a water cycle on Mars under different scenarios 3 to 4 billion years ago, during whats called the late Noachian and early Hesperian periods.
The patches Olympia and Ierne lie on top of the "Late Amazonian Polar Dunes Unit", but the frost patch in Cecropia lies on top of the "Late Hesperian Lowland Unit" (25).