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of or relating to or its inhabitants.
native to or derived from :
traditional European customs; European languages.
a native or inhabitant of .
a person of European descent.
(in East Africa and Asia) a white person; Caucasian.
Contemporary Examples

A few European pension funds have changed their investment policies.
A Leftist’s Critique of BDS Naomi Paiss March 15, 2012

Two reasons: First, our government welcomed European immigrants of all ethnicities—Jews, Greeks, Italians and many more.
How Australia’s Jews See Israel David Werdiger April 24, 2013

The European Union just granted 1.2 billion euro to the Human Brain Project—a sort of Human Genome Project for the brain.
The Science Community’s Fight Over an Artificial Brain Elizabeth Picciuto July 9, 2014

“They cannot go to the European Court because they have no grounds,” she says.
In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU Anthony Haden-Guest November 9, 2014

Malmstrom has also put pressure on other European nations to take some migrants to ease the pressure on Italy.
Italian Migrants Sew Mouths Shut In Protest Barbie Latza Nadeau February 3, 2014

Historical Examples

This is also a European species which has been brought over with its host parasite.
The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth

We have a just right to expect that our European policy will be the American policy of European courts.
United States Presidents’ Inaugural Speeches Various

His business was to act as agent for American purchasers and European dealers.
Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy

The jealousy of the European powers, too, protects the Turk.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 Various

I desire to avoid repetition of that chapter of European history.
Freedom Through Disobedience C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das

of or relating to Europe or its inhabitants
native to or derived from Europe
a native or inhabitant of Europe
a person of European descent
a supporter of the European Union or of political union of the countries of Europe or a part of it

c.1600, from French Européen, from Latin Europaeus, from Greek Europaios “European,” from Europe (see Europe).


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