European nation

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Noun1.European nation - any one of the countries occupying the European continentEuropean nation - any one of the countries occupying the European continent
country, land, state - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
Scandinavian country, Scandinavian nation - any one of the countries occupying Scandinavia
Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan state - any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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With them and with most other European nations we are rivals in navigation and the carrying trade; and we shall deceive ourselves if we suppose that any of them will rejoice to see it flourish; for, as our carrying trade cannot increase without in some degree diminishing theirs, it is more their interest, and will be more their policy, to restrain than to promote it.
The forces of a dozen European nations burst into Russia.
He pushed his country forward until, having one hundred and sixty-five thousand telephones, it stood fourth among the European nations. Since his death the Government has entered the field with a duplicate system, and a war has been begun which grows yearly more costly and absurd.
These latter cruelties were witnessed by me in a Spanish colony, in which it has always been said, that slaves are better treated than by the Portuguese, English, or other European nations. I have seen at Rio de Janeiro a powerful negro afraid to ward off a blow directed, as he thought, at his face.
"These European nations are up to all manner of tricks.
Scotland will "always be" a European nation, Nicola Sturgeon has declared during a visit to Brussels.
Germany has laid out the "red carpet" for Indian firms, underlining their potential for investments in the European nation, German Ambassador Martin Ney said.
SWITZERLAND boss Ottmar Hitzfeld has ruled out a European nation lifting the trophy in Brazil.
"We are a European nation, and our path is determined historically.
WALES are lining up a middle-ranking European nation for their next friendly in March.
facility in Oradea, on the Hungary/Romania border, its first in the Eastern European nation. Production is expected to begin in the second half of fiscal 2009 and will target European OEMs and products to be sold in Europe.
Meanwhile, in Romania, another European nation subject to communist rule after the Second World War, President Traian Basescu said he would support the opening of secret police files on his country's Orthodox clergy.

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