Europe

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geographical name Eu·rope \ˈyu̇r-əp\

Definition of Europe

  1. 1 continent of the eastern and northern hemispheres that has the Atlantic Ocean to its west, the Arctic Ocean to its north, Asia to its east, and Africa and the Mediterranean and Black seas to its south area 3,997,929 square miles (10,354,636 square kilometers)

  2. 2 the European continent exclusive of the British Isles

  1. —see also 2european

EUROPE Defined for English Language Learners

Europe

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geographical name

Definition of Europe for English Language Learners

  • : continent of the Eastern Hemisphere



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