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
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe
    European Community”
  2. noun
    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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