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Eu·ro·pe·an

 (yo͝or′ə-pē′ən)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Europe.
2. A person of European descent.
adj.
Of or relating to Europe or its peoples, languages, or cultures.

European

(ˌjʊərəˈpɪən)
adj
1. of or relating to Europe or its inhabitants
2. native to or derived from Europe
n
3. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Europe
4. (Peoples) a person of European descent
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of the European Union or of political union of the countries of Europe or a part of it
ˌEuroˈpeanˌism n

Eu•ro•pe•an

(ˌyʊər əˈpi ən, ˌyɜr-)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Europe, or a person of European descent.
2. a white person in a country with a largely nonwhite population.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Europe or its inhabitants.
[1595–1605; < Latin Eurōpae(us) (< Greek Eurōpaîos, derivative of Eurṓpē Europa, Europe)]
Eu`ro•pe′an•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.European - a native or inhabitant of EuropeEuropean - a native or inhabitant of Europe  
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Eurafrican - a person of mixed European and African descent
Eurasian - a person of mixed European and Asian descent
sahib - formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name
Celt, Kelt - a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
Frank - a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
Teuton - a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
Albanian - a native or inhabitant of Albania
Andorran - a native or inhabitant of Andorra
Austrian - a native or inhabitant of Austria
Basque - a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain
Belgian - a native or inhabitant of Belgium
Bulgarian - a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
Belorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian - a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
Cypriot, Cypriote, Cyprian - a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
Czechoslovak, Czechoslovakian, Czech - a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
Czech - a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
Slovak - a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
Dane - a native or inhabitant of Denmark
Brit, Britisher, Briton - a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Angle - a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
Saxon - a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
Jute - a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons
Langobard, Lombard - a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
Finn - a native or inhabitant of Finland
Latvian - a native or inhabitant of Latvia
Lithuanian - a native or inhabitant of Lithuania
French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman - a person of French nationality
Balkan - an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
Cretan - a native or inhabitant of Crete
Hellene, Greek - a native or inhabitant of Greece
Thracian - an inhabitant of ancient Thrace
Dutchman, Hollander, Netherlander - a native or inhabitant of Holland
Hungarian, Magyar - a native or inhabitant of Hungary
Icelander - a native or inhabitant of Iceland
Irelander, Irish person - a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Italian - a native or inhabitant of Italy
Roman - an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Liechtensteiner - a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
Luxembourger, Luxemburger - a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
Macedonian - a native or inhabitant of Macedon
Norseman, Norwegian, Norse - a native or inhabitant of Norway
Pole - a native or inhabitant of Poland
Portuguese - a native or inhabitant of Portugal
Romanian, Rumanian - a native or inhabitant of Romania
San Marinese - a native or inhabitant of San Marino
Norse, Northman, Scandinavian - an inhabitant of Scandinavia
Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman - a native or inhabitant of Scotland
Slovene - a native of Slovenia
Spaniard - a native or inhabitant of Spain
Swede - a native or inhabitant of Sweden
Tyrolean - a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol
Ukranian - a native or inhabitant of the Ukraine
Cymry, Welsh, Welshman, Cambrian - a native or resident of Wales
Maltese - a native or inhabitant of Malta
German - a person of German nationality
Gibraltarian - a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
Adj.1.European - of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe; "European Community"
Translations
أوروبيأُورُوبيّ
Evropanevropský
Den Europæiske UnionEUeuropæereuropæisk
eurooplane
eurooppalainen
EuropljanineuropskiEuropljankaEuropejac
európai
ヨーロッパのヨーロッパ人
유럽 사람유럽의
eurasEuropos Sąjunga
Eiropas Savieniba
EuropejczykeuropejskiEuropejkaeuropejska
européeuropeisk
เกี่ยวกับยุโรปชาวยุโรป
người châu Âuthuộc châu Âu

European

[ˌjʊərəˈpiːən]
A. ADJeuropeo
B. Neuropeo/a m/f
C. CPD European Commission NComisión f Europea
European Court of Justice NTribunal m de Justicia Europeo
European Currency Unit NUnidad f de Cuenta Europea, ECU m
European Economic Community NComunidad f Económica Europea
European Monetary System NSistema m Monetario Europeo
European Parliament NParlamento m Europeo
European plan N (US) → habitación f (de hotel) con servicios (pero sin comidas)
European Union NUnión f Europea

European

[ˌjʊərəˈpiːən]
adjeuropéen(ne)
n (= person) → Européen(ne) m/fEuropean Commission nCommission f européenneEuropean Community nCommunauté f européenneEuropean Court of Human Rights nCour f européenne des droits de l'hommeEuropean Court of Justice nCour f de justice européenneEuropean Economic Community nCommunauté f économique européenneEuropean Monetary System nSystème m monétaire européenEuropean monetary union nUnion f monétaire européenneEuropean Parliament nParlement m européenEuropean plan n (US) (in hotel)chambre f sans les repasEuropean Social Fund nFonds m Social EuropéenEuropean Union nUnion f européenne

European

adjeuropäisch; European standard (Ind) → europäische Norm
nEuropäer(in) m(f)

European

:
European Central Bank
European Commission
European Community
European Court of Justice
European Cup
n (Sport) → Europacup m
European Currency Unit
European Economic Community
European elections
plEuropawahlen pl
European Free Trade Area, European Free Trade Association
European Investment Bank
nEuropäische Investitionsbank
European Monetary Union
European Parliament
European Union

European

[ˌjʊərəˈpiːən]
1. adjeuropeo/a
European plan (Am) (in hotel) → solo pernottamento (pasti esclusi)
2. neuropeo/a

European

(ˌjuərəˈpiːən) : the European Union (formerly the Common Market the European Community) noun
an economic and political association of certain countries in Europe.
ˈeuro noun
the currency adopted by the European Union.

European

أُورُوبيّ Evropan, evropský europæer, europæisk Europäer, europäisch ευρωπαϊκός, Ευρωπαίος europeo eurooppalainen Européen Europljanin, europski europeo ヨーロッパの, ヨーロッパ人 유럽 사람, 유럽의 Europeaan, Europees europeer, europeisk Europejczyk, europejski europeu европеец, европейский europé, europeisk เกี่ยวกับยุโรป, ชาวยุโรป Avrupa, Avrupalı người châu Âu, thuộc châu Âu 欧洲人, 欧洲的
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You see the European war has called for the use of a large number of aeroplanes, and as the pilots of them frequently have to fight, and so can not give their whole attention to the machines, some form of automatic stabilizer is needed to prevent them turning turtle, or going off at a wrong tangent.
The hardy colonist, and the trained European who fought at his side, frequently expended months in struggling against the rapids of the streams, or in effecting the rugged passes of the mountains, in quest of an opportunity to exhibit their courage in a more martial conflict.
These possessions--for as such they might almost certainly be reckoned--comprised the greater part of what is now known as Waldo County, in the state of Maine, and were more extensive than many a dukedom, or even a reigning prince's territory, on European soil.
It may seem marvellous that, with the world before her -- kept by no restrictive clause of her condemnation within the limits of the Puritan settlement, so remote and so obscure -- free to return to her birth-place, or to any other European land, and there hide her character and identity under a new exterior, as completely as if emerging into another state of being -- and having also the passes of the dark, inscrutable forest open to her, where the wildness of her nature might assimilate itself with a people whose customs and life were alien from the law that had condemned her -- it may seem marvellous that this woman should still call that place her home, where, and where only, she must needs be the type of shame.
If American and european men-of-war now peacefully ride in once savage harbors, let them fire salutes to the honor and glory of the whale-ship, which originally showed them the way, and first interpreted between them and the savages.
Though by the repeated bloody chastisements they have received at the hands of European cruisers, the audacity of these corsairs has of late been somewhat repressed; yet, even at the present day, we occasionally hear of English and American vessels, which, in those waters, have been remorselessly boarded and pillaged.
Some time ago, Elzbieta was told, a Chicago billionaire had paid a fortune to bring a great European surgeon over to cure his little daughter of the same disease from which Kristoforas had suffered.
From one of the proudest families in Kentucky he had inherited a set of fine European features, and a high, indomitable spirit.
Where on the globe can there be found an area of equal extent with that occupied by the bulk of our States, so fertile and so rich and varied in its productions, and at the same time so habitable by the European, as this is?
However, I had read "Tom Jones," and "Rod- erick Random," and other books of that kind, and knew that the highest and first ladies and gentlemen in England had remained little or no cleaner in their talk, and in the morals and conduct which such talk implies, clear up to a hundred years ago; in fact clear into our own nineteenth century -- in which century, broadly speaking, the earliest samples of the real lady and real gentleman discoverable in English history -- or in European history, for that matter -- may be said to have made their appearance.
In fact, you can say I know that nothing just like it has happened in our army, therefore I must be guided by European precedents, and must go cautiously and examine them carefully.
Any student can belong to it who is European by birth.

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