West Coast

West Coast

West Coast may refer to:

In geography:
* West Coast, Tasmania in Australia
* West Coast, Singapore
* West Coast, New Zealand
* West Coast District Municipality, South Africa
* West Coast Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
* West Coast, Western Cape, South Africa
* West Coast of the United States
* West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

In sport:
*West Coast Conference in NCAA collegiate athletics
*West Coast Eagles, Australian rules football club
*West Coast Hockey League, US ice hockey league
*West Coast offense, a system of play in American football

In music and dance:
*West Coast blues, a type of blues music characterized by jazz and jump blues influences
*West Coast hip hop, a style of music originating in California
*West Coast jazz, a form of music that developed around Los Angeles and San Francisco
*West Coast Swing, a partner dance derived from Lindy Hop

In transport:
*West Coast Air, a scheduled and charter airline based in Vancouver
*West Coast Choppers, a company selling chopper-style motorcycles
*West Coast Customs, a car remodeling company
*West Coast Express, the interregional commuter railway in British Columbia, Canada.
*West Coast Main Line, a railway route in the United Kingdom
*West Coast Railway Company, a railway spot-hire company and charter train operator based at Carnforth in the United Kingdom
*Florida West Coast Railroad, a railroad running west from Newberry to Trenton

West Coast may also refer to:
*West Coast Avengers, a Marvel Comics superhero team
*West Coast Computer Faire, a former computer industry conference
*West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish, a United States Supreme Court ruling upholding minimum wage legislation
*1934 West Coast waterfront strike, industrial action in the United States
*Wellington West Coast and Taranaki Regiment, a Territorial Force unit of the New Zealand Army


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  • West Coast — ist eine Bezeichnung für: die am Pazifik gelegenen Bundesstaaten der USA (siehe Westküste der Vereinigten Staaten) den im Wesentlichen um Los Angeles der 1950er gepflegten West Coast Jazz eine Kurzbezeichnung für der Pazifikküste der USA… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • West Coast — West Coast, adj. the western coast of the U.S., bordering the Pacific Ocean and comprising the coastal areas of California, Oregon, and Washington. * * * ▪ region, New Zealand       regional council in west central South Island, New Zealand. It… …   Universalium

  • West Coast — loc.s.m.inv., loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS mus. loc.s.m.inv., il jazz bianco sviluppatosi negli anni Cinquanta in California come evoluzione del cool jazz; anche loc.agg.inv. | loc.s.f.inv., la musica country e rock sorta in California …   Dizionario italiano

  • West Coast — n the West Coast the part of the US that is next to the Pacific Ocean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • West Coast — West′ Coast′ n. geg the region of the U.S. bordering on the Pacific Ocean …   From formal English to slang

  • West Coast — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. West Coast a plusieurs significations : Sommaire 1 Géographie 2 Musique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • West Coast — 1 Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name West Coast Country and Admin Code NZ.G3 NZ 2 Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name West Coast Country and Admin Code AU.06.65610 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • West Coast — noun the West Coast the western coastal states of the US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • West Coast — /wɛst ˈkoʊst/ (say west kohst) noun a region of NZ, in the western part of the South Island, north of Fiordland. 23 276 km2. Chief town: Greymouth …   Australian English dictionary


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