Western may refer to:


Western, Nebraska Western is a village in Saline County, Nebraska, Saline County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census. History Western was laid out in 1872. It was likely named for Wesley West, a pioneer sett ...
, a village in the US *
Western, New York Western is a town A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than city, cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world. Origin and us ...
, a town in the US * Western Creek, Tasmania, a locality in Australia * Western Junction, Tasmania, a locality in Australia *
Western world The Western world, also known as the West, refers to various regions, nation A nation is a community of people formed on the basis of a common language, history, ethnicity, or a common culture, and, in many cases, a shared territory. ...
, countries that identify with shared "Western" culture

Arts and entertainment


* ''Western'' (1997 film), a French road movie directed by Manuel Poirier * ''Western'' (2017 film), a German-Austrian film


Western (genre) Western is a genre of fiction set primarily in the latter half of the 19th and early 20th century in the Western United States, which is styled the American frontier, "Old West". Its stories commonly center on the life of a nomadic cowboy or ...
, a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West **
Western fiction Western may refer to: Places *Western, Nebraska Western is a village in Saline County, Nebraska, Saline County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census. History Western was laid out in 187 ...
, the Western genre as featured in literature **
Western music (North America)Western music may refer to: * Western culture#Music, especially: ** Western classical music Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both Religious music, liturgical (Religion, religious) an ...
, a type of American folk music


* ''Westerns'' (EP), an EP by Pete Yorn


The Western The Western Hotel and Casino was a hotel and casino in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas (; Spanish language, Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the List of United States cit ...
, a closed hotel/casino in Las Vegas, United States *
Western Cartridge Company The Western Cartridge Company manufactures small arms and ammunitions. Founded in 1898, it was the forerunner of the Olin Corporation, formed in 1944, of which Western is still a subsidiary, and is based in East Alton, Illinois, USA. Western Ca ...
, a manufacturer of ammunition *
Western Publishing Western Publishing, also known as Western Printing and Lithographing Company, was a Racine, Wisconsin, firm responsible for publishing the Little Golden Books. Its Golden Books Family Entertainment division also produced children's books and ...
, a defunct publishing company

Educational institutions

Western Washington University Western Washington University (WWU or Western) is a public university A public university or public college is a university or college that is in state ownership or receives significant Government spending, public funds through a national or s ...
in Bellingham, Washington, United States *
Western Theological Seminary The Western Theological Seminary of the Reformed Church in America (Western Theological Seminary or WTS) is a seminary of the Reformed Church in America and located in Holland, Michigan. Established in 1866, it is one of two seminaries opera ...
in Holland, Michigan, United States *
Western University of Health Sciences Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) is a Private university, private university with its main campus in Pomona, California, and an College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Northwest, additional medical school in Lebanon, Oregon ...
in Pomona, California, United States *
University of Western Ontario The University of Western Ontario (UWO), Trade name, branded as Western University and commonly shortened to Western, is a Public university, public research university in London, Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on ...
, London, Ontario, Canada (branded as Western University since 2012) *
Western University (Azerbaijan) Western Caspian University ( az, Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti) is a private university in Baku, Azerbaijan. Founded in 1991 by Husein Baghirov, it has six schools, 25 majors, 180 faculty and approximately 1500 students. The university took its name be ...
, Baku *
Western High School (disambiguation)Western High School may refer: Schools in the United States *Western High School (Anaheim, California) – Anaheim, California *Western High School (Illinois) – Barry, Illinois *Western High School (Florida) – Davie, Florida *Western High Schoo ...


*Denver sandwich or Western sandwich *Western omelet


*Western A.F.C., a football club from Christchurch, New Zealand * Western Mustangs, the athletic program of the University of Western Ontario (aka Western University) *Western Open, a professional golf tournament *Westerns cricket team, a cricket team in Zimbabwe


*Western (airline), an airline founded in 2006 *Western station (CTA Blue Line Congress branch) *Western station (CTA Blue Line O'Hare branch) *Western station (CTA Brown Line) *Western station (CTA Orange Line) *Western station (CTA Pink Line) *British Rail Class 52 or Westerns, a class of locomotives *Western Airlines, a defunct airline *Western Express Air, a regional airline in Bullhead City, Arizona, United States


*Matt Western (born 1962), British Member of Parliament

Other uses

*Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada *Western blot, an analytical technique to detect proteins *Of or pertaining to Western culture

See also

*Western Area, Sierra Leone *West (disambiguation) *Western Avenue (disambiguation) *Western Division (disambiguation) *Western Range (disambiguation), various mountain and missile ranges *Western Region (disambiguation) *Western Suburbs (disambiguation) *Weston (disambiguation) *Wests (disambiguation) * {{disambiguation, geo, school, surname