western United States

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Noun1.western United States - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Santa Fe Trail - a trail that extends from Missouri to New Mexico; an important route for settlers moving west in the 19th century
southwestern United States, Southwest - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
Northwest, northwestern United States - the northwestern region of the United States
ghost town - a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
West Coast - the western seaboard of the United States from Washington to southern California
butte - a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
dry wash, wash - the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
sourdough - a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
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The airplane is being flight-tested from an undisclosed location in the western United States, the company said.
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Much of the focus has been on Chinese prostitutes in the western United States during the nineteenth century.
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In his new role, Goldman will oversee the near-term growth of Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate and manage the overall longer-term growth strategy for GMAC Real Estate's Company-Owned operations in the Western United States.
According to Adrian Wenner of the University of California in Santa Barbara, the evidence is against true monarch migration, at least in the western United States.

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