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West is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass.wikipedia
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Points of the compass

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West is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass.
The points of the compass mark the divisions on a compass, which is primarily divided into the four cardinal directions: north, south, east, and west.

Circle of latitude

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Moving continuously west is following a circle of latitude.
A circle of latitude on Earth is an abstract east–west circle connecting all locations around Earth (ignoring elevation) at a given latitude.

Germanic languages

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The word "west" is a Germanic word passed into some Romance languages (ouest in French, oest in Catalan, ovest in Italian, oeste in Spanish and Portuguese).

Romance languages

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The word "west" is a Germanic word passed into some Romance languages (ouest in French, oest in Catalan, ovest in Italian, oeste in Spanish and Portuguese).

Hesperus

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It stems from the Indo-European root *wes reduced from *wes-pero 'evening, night' which is related to Old Greek hesperos and Latin vesper 'evening; west'.

Navigation

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To go west using a compass for navigation (in a place where magnetic north is the same direction as true north) one needs to set a bearing or azimuth of 270°.

Bearing (navigation)

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To go west using a compass for navigation (in a place where magnetic north is the same direction as true north) one needs to set a bearing or azimuth of 270°.

Azimuth

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To go west using a compass for navigation (in a place where magnetic north is the same direction as true north) one needs to set a bearing or azimuth of 270°.

Earth

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West is the direction opposite that of the Earth's rotation on its axis, and is therefore the general direction towards which the Sun appears to constantly progress and eventually set.

Sun

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West is the direction opposite that of the Earth's rotation on its axis, and is therefore the general direction towards which the Sun appears to constantly progress and eventually set.

Western world

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The phrase "the West" is often spoken in reference to the Western world, which includes the European Union (also the EFTA countries), the Americas, Israel, Australia, New Zealand and (in part) South Africa.

European Union

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The phrase "the West" is often spoken in reference to the Western world, which includes the European Union (also the EFTA countries), the Americas, Israel, Australia, New Zealand and (in part) South Africa.

European Free Trade Association

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The phrase "the West" is often spoken in reference to the Western world, which includes the European Union (also the EFTA countries), the Americas, Israel, Australia, New Zealand and (in part) South Africa.

Western Roman Empire

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The concept of the Western part of the earth has its roots in the Western Roman Empire and the Western Christianity.

Western Christianity

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The concept of the Western part of the earth has its roots in the Western Roman Empire and the Western Christianity.

Cold War

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During the Cold War "the West" was often used to refer to the NATO camp as opposed to the Warsaw Pact and non-aligned nations.

NATO

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During the Cold War "the West" was often used to refer to the NATO camp as opposed to the Warsaw Pact and non-aligned nations.

Warsaw Pact

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During the Cold War "the West" was often used to refer to the NATO camp as opposed to the Warsaw Pact and non-aligned nations.

Non-Aligned Movement

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During the Cold War "the West" was often used to refer to the NATO camp as opposed to the Warsaw Pact and non-aligned nations.

Buddhism

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In Chinese Buddhism, the West represents movement toward the Buddha or enlightenment (see Journey to the West).

Buddhahood

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In Chinese Buddhism, the West represents movement toward the Buddha or enlightenment (see Journey to the West).

Journey to the West

novel of the same titleThe Journey to the Westclassical novel of the same title
In Chinese Buddhism, the West represents movement toward the Buddha or enlightenment (see Journey to the West).

Aztecs

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The ancient Aztecs believed that the West was the realm of the great goddess of water, mist, and maize.

Water

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The ancient Aztecs believed that the West was the realm of the great goddess of water, mist, and maize.

Maize

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The ancient Aztecs believed that the West was the realm of the great goddess of water, mist, and maize.