official name of the .
the former W European economic association created by the Treaty of Rome in 1957; in 1967 its executive and legislative bodies merged with those of the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community to form the European Community (now part of the European Union) Informal name Common Market, EEC
noun 1. an elder, Sambucus nigra, of Europe and Asia, bearing black fruit.
noun 1. the moose, Alces alces.
noun 1. .
noun 1. an economic association established in 1960 and originally composed of Austria, Denmark, Britain, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland, that maintains free trade in industrial products among member countries. Abbreviation: EFTA. noun 1. See EFTA