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wild west


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Noun wild west has 1 sense
  1. Wild West - the western United States during its frontier period
    --1 is a kind of
    West, western United States

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Wild West


The Wild West refers to the period in American history during the 19th century when the western frontier was characterized by lawlessness, gunfights, and adventure.

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  • Noun
  • Adjective



  1. The historical period and geographical region of the American West during the 19th century.
  2. A genre of entertainment including movies, books, and TV shows, depicting the romanticized version of the American West.


Referring to anything characteristic of or reminiscent of the Wild West.



1. During the Wild West, outlaws like Billy the Kid and Jesse James were notorious for their crimes.

2. The Wild West era was shaped by the Gold Rush and the expansion of railroads.

3. Many individuals moved westward, seeking fortune and adventure in the Wild West.


1. The themed restaurant captures the essence of the Wild West with its cowboy decor and country music.

2. She dressed up as a cowgirl for the costume party, complete with a hat and wild west boots.

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