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European

adjective Eu·ro·pe·an \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ən , -ˈpēn \

Definition of European

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Europe or its people

Europeanness

noun

First Known Use of european

1555

in the meaning defined above

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European

noun

Definition of European

1 : a native or inhabitant of Europe
2 : a person of European descent

First Known Use of european

1578

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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EUROPEAN Defined for English Language Learners

European

Definition of European for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Europe; also : a native or resident of the continent of Europe rather than Britain

  • : a person who is descended from Europeans


EUROPEAN Defined for Kids

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European

adjective Eu·ro·pe·an \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ən \

Definition of European for Students

: of or relating to Europe or the people of Europe
  • European history

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European

noun

Definition of European for Students

: a native or resident of Europe


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