European

Anything European has to do with the continent of Europe. A European is someone from a country in Europe. European fashion is from Europe. One man’s pocketbook is another man’s European carry all.

This word has two closely related meanings. First, a European is someone who lives in Europe or is originally from Europe. People from Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, Greece, or any other European country are all Europeans. There are 28 countries in the European Union, and 18 of those use the euro, the official currency of the European Union. This word also describes anything related to Europe, such as European politics, European history, European music, and of course, European fashion.

Definitions of European
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adj of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe

European Community”

n a native or inhabitant of Europe

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Agrippina the Elder
granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
Agrippina the Younger
wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
Alcaeus
Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)
Alcibiades
ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)
Antigonus Cyclops
a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
Arminius
German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
Athelstan
the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)
Clovis I
king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
Demetrius Poliorcetes
son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
Demosthenes
Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)
Draco
Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)
Lysimachus
Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)
Sappho
the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
Seleucus I Nicator
Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
Socrates
ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)
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Eurafrican
a person of mixed European and African descent
Eurasian
a person of mixed European and Asian descent
sahib
formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name
Celt, Kelt
a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
Frank
a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
Teuton
a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
Albanian
a native or inhabitant of Albania
Andorran
a native or inhabitant of Andorra
Austrian
a native or inhabitant of Austria
Basque
a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain
Belgian
a native or inhabitant of Belgium
Bulgarian
a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
Belorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian
a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
Cyprian, Cypriot, Cypriote
a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
Czech, Czechoslovak, Czechoslovakian
a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
Czech
a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
Slovak
a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
Dane
a native or inhabitant of Denmark
Brit, Britisher, Briton
a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Angle
a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
Saxon
a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
Jute
a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons
Langobard, Lombard
a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
Finn
a native or inhabitant of Finland
Latvian
a native or inhabitant of Latvia
Lithuanian
a native or inhabitant of Lithuania
French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman
a person of French nationality
Balkan
an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
Cretan
a native or inhabitant of Crete
Greek, Hellene
a native or inhabitant of Greece
Thracian
an inhabitant of ancient Thrace
Dutchman, Hollander, Netherlander
a native or inhabitant of Holland
Hungarian, Magyar
a native or inhabitant of Hungary
Icelander
a native or inhabitant of Iceland
Irelander, Irish person
a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Italian
a native or inhabitant of Italy
Roman
an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami
a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Liechtensteiner
a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
Luxembourger, Luxemburger
a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
Macedonian
a native or inhabitant of Macedon
Norse, Norseman, Norwegian
a native or inhabitant of Norway
Pole
a native or inhabitant of Poland
Portuguese
a native or inhabitant of Portugal
Romanian, Rumanian
a native or inhabitant of Romania
San Marinese
a native or inhabitant of San Marino
Norse, Northman, Scandinavian
an inhabitant of Scandinavia
Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman
a native or inhabitant of Scotland
Slovene
a native of Slovenia
Spaniard
a native or inhabitant of Spain
Swede
a native or inhabitant of Sweden
Tyrolean
a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol
Ukranian
a native or inhabitant of the Ukraine
Cambrian, Cymry, Welsh, Welshman
a native or resident of Wales
Maltese
a native or inhabitant of Malta
German
a person of German nationality
Gibraltarian
a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
Slovenian
a native or inhabitant of Slovenia
Jugoslav, Jugoslavian, Yugoslav, Yugoslavian
a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
Bohemian
a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
Dalmatian
a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
Grecian
a native or resident of Greece
Iberian
a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
Monacan, Monegasque
a native or inhabitant of Monaco
memsahib
a woman sahib
Gael
a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
Briton
an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
Gaul
a Celt of ancient Gaul
Salian, Salian Frank
a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
Zealander
a native or inhabitant of Zealand
English person
a native or inhabitant of England
West Saxon
an inhabitant of Wessex
Fleming
a native of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian
Livonian
a member of the Livonian-speaking people of Latvia
Gaul, frog
a person of French descent
Parisian
a native or resident of Paris
Breton
a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)
Savoyard
a resident of Savoy
Angevin, Angevine
a resident of Anjou
Castillian
a native or inhabitant of Castile
Minoan
a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC
Achaean, Achaian
a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Aeolian, Eolian
a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Dorian
a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Ionian
a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Athenian
a resident of Athens
Corinthian
a resident of Corinth
Laconian
a resident of Laconia
Lesbian
a resident of Lesbos
Spartan
a resident of Sparta
Arcadian
an inhabitant of Arcadia
Theban
a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes
Norman
an inhabitant of Normandy
Irishman
a man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Irishwoman
a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Dubliner
a resident of Dublin
Etruscan
a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)
Neopolitan
a resident of Naples
Roman
a resident of modern Rome
Sabine
a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC
Venetian
a resident of Venice
Sicilian
a resident of Sicily
Tuscan
a resident of Tuscany
Oscan
an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
Samnite
an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans
polack
a person of Polish descent
Viking
any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
Scotchwoman, Scotswoman
a woman who is a Scot
Teuton
someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language
East German
a native or inhabitant of the former republic of East Germany
Berliner
an inhabitant of Berlin
Prussian
a German inhabitant of Prussia
Glaswegian
an inhabitant of Glasgow
Walloon
a member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium
Argive
a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos
Bavarian
a native or an inhabitant of Bavaria
berserk, berserker
one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
Catalan
a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
Ephesian
a resident of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
Florentine
a native or resident of Florence, Italy
Genoese
a native or resident of Genoa
Goth
one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries
Highland Scot, Highlander, Scottish Highlander
a native of the Highlands of Scotland
Lowland Scot, Lowlander, Scottish Lowlander
a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
Milanese
a native or inhabitant of Milan
Mycenaen
a native or inhabitant of ancient Mycenae
Neapolitan
a native or inhabitant of Naples
palatine
any of various important officials in ancient Rome
patrial
a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)
Philippian
a native or inhabitant of Philippi in ancient Macedonia
Sardinian
a native or inhabitant of Sardinia
Thessalian
a native or inhabitant of Thessaly
Thessalonian
a native or inhabitant of Thessalonica
Type of:
denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant
a person who inhabits a particular place

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