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noun 
  1. the west; the area of the setting sun
adjective 
  1. pertaining to the west, westerly
  • 1974: There was an ambiguity surpassing conjecture in her eyes, and the wind rose up around us in that half barbaric Russian garden with its alien Diana blackened by snows and fierce winds " Guy Davenport, Tatlin!
Etymology: From Italian ponente, representing Latin ponent-, ponens, present participle of ponere "to place".


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