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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Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 US western states.
WASHINGTON, March 23 (KUNA) -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won the Arizona primary, according to several news media projections, picking up the biggest prize among US Western states voting in presidential contests on Tuesday.
Fred Meyer Stores offers one-stop shopping at its 132 multi-department stores in four US western states.