also Westerner
A westerner is a person who was born in or lives in the United States, Canada, or Western, Northern, or Southern Europe.

It's the first time a Westerner has been convicted for a drug-related offence in recent years in China.

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  • Westerner — West ern*er, n. A native or inhabitant of the west. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • westerner — [wɛstɛʀnœʀ] n. ÉTYM. 1979, l Express; mot anglo amér., de western « de l Ouest ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Habitant de l Ouest des États Unis ou du Canada …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • westerner — ► NOUN ▪ a person from the west of a particular region or country …   English terms dictionary

  • westerner — [wes′tər nər] n. 1. a person born or living in the west ☆ 2. [also W ] a person born or living in the W part of the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • Westerner — Wẹs|ter|ner, der; s, [engl. westerner = jmd., der im Westen der USA lebt od. geboren ist]: ↑ Held (3) eines Westerns. * * * Wẹs|ter|ner, der; s, [engl. westerner = jmd., der im Westen der USA lebt od. geboren ist]: ↑Held (3) eines Westerns:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • westerner — UK [ˈwestə(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈwestərnər] noun [countable] Word forms westerner : singular westerner plural westerners 1) someone who was born in the western part of a country or place, or someone who lives there 2) someone from Western Europe or the …   English dictionary

  • Westerner — Wes|ter|ner der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. westerner, eigtl. »Abendländer«> Westernheld …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Westerner — see westerner …   English dictionary

  • Westerner — noun Date: 1599 1. a native or inhabitant of the West; especially a native or resident of the western part of the United States 2. one advocating the adoption of western European culture especially in 19th century Russia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Westerner — /wes teuhr neuhr/, n. (sometimes l.c.) a native or inhabitant of the West, esp. of the western U.S. [1830 40, Amer.; WESTERN + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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