Definition of westness in US English:

westness

noun

  • 1A place or region situated in the west. rare.

  • 2The state or condition of being (relatively) western in position or orientation.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Clerk Maxwell (1831–1879), physicist. From west + -ness.

Pronunciation

westness

/ˈwɛs(t)nəs/