European - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌjʊrəˈpiːən|
Brit.  |jʊərəˈpiːən|

noun

- a native or inhabitant of Europe (syn: european)

adjective

- of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe(syn: european)

Examples

European languages

European Community

In that year, European settlers in the area numbered nearly 15,000.

A difficult chapter in European history

All European domestic cattle belong to the same species.

The illness was first transported across the ocean by European explorers.

...the endless forest that the first European settlers encountered...

...perfected the arrangements for their long-awaited European vacation...

...a comprehensive overview of European history since the French Revolution...

She's of mixed African and European ancestry.

He is a tutor in European history.

...although Napoléon had achieved dominance over the European continent, Great Britain still ruled the waves...

...looked to the European powers for deliverance from their country's cruel tyrant...

...that historian's dryasdust prose desiccates what is actually an exciting period in European history...

...a long history of little wars waged by the disputatious countries occupying that European peninsula...

Word forms

noun
singular: European
plural: Europeans
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