spaghetti Western


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spaghetti Western

n.
A low-budget Western film made by a European, especially an Italian, film company.

spaghetti western

n
(Film) a cowboy film about the American West made, esp by an Italian director, in Europe

spaghet′ti west′ern



n.
a western movie made in Italy, usu. with Italian actors and an American star.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaghetti Western - a low-budget Western movie produced by a European (especially an Italian) film company
horse opera, Western - a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Translations

spaghetti western

n (Cine) → western m inv all'italiana
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