Wild West

noun

Definition of Wild West

: the western U.S. in its frontier period characterized by roughness and lawlessness

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Wild West adjective

First Known Use of Wild West

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Wild West.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wild%20West. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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