flanked by rugged mountains on the west.
граничащая с массивными горами на западе.
It faces to west.
Он стоит по направлению к западу.
in the west - на западе
to the west - к западу
west coast - западный берег
east-west - восток - запад
west-to-east - в противоположном направлении; с запада на восток
go west: to die
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West German: West German means belonging or relating to the part of Germany that was known as the Federal Republic of Germany before the two parts of Germany were united in 1990. West German also means belonging or relating to the people or culture of this part of Germany.
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