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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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With the aid of a European, however, the thing might be easily accomplished.
Of a lion worthy, Or perhaps of a virtuous howl-monkey-- --But it's naught to you, Ye friendly damsels dearly loved, At whose own feet to me, The first occasion, To a European under palm-trees, A seat is now granted.
You can get what the European hotel-keeper thinks is coffee, but it resembles the real thing as hypocrisy resembles holiness.
Their mutual relations will thus have been in some degree disturbed; consequently they will have been liable to modification; and this we find has been the case; for if we compare the present Alpine plants and animals of the several great European mountain-ranges, though very many of the species are identically the same, some present varieties, some are ranked as doubtful forms, and some few are distinct yet closely allied or representative species.
That would give these negro races a superior idea of European power.
The storm-tossed sea of European history had subsided within its shores and seemed to have become calm.
It is enough to say, without applying this poetical rhapsody to Aouda, that she was a charming woman, in all the European acceptation of the phrase.
Yonder, between two lines of shrubs, were moving bodies - men, footsore and weary, crawling along with slow, painful movements; one at least of them was a European, and even at that distance Trent could tell that they were in grievous straits.
There was a certain lieutenant of SPAHIS whom the government had reason to suspect of improper relations with a great European power.
A little while after this there came in a Dutch ship from Batavia; she was a coaster, not an European trader, of about two hundred tons burden; the men, as they pretended, having been so sickly that the captain had not hands enough to go to sea with, so he lay by at Bengal; and having, it seems, got money enough, or being willing, for other reasons, to go for Europe, he gave public notice he would sell his ship.
Communism is already acknowledged by all European Powers to be itself a Power.
It was, then, in a year, and even in a decade, that shall be nameless, that upon one Tuesday morning in autumn we found two visitors of European fame within the walls of our humble room in Baker Street.

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