What is European?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe.
    Example: "European Community"
    See also — Additional definitions below


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... At the time of European encounter, several Algonquian-speaking peoples inhabited the area ... The first European settlement in Maine was by the French in 1604 on Saint Croix Island, by Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons ... As Maine entered the 18th century, only a half dozen European settlements survived ...
... GÉANT is the pan-European data network for the research and education community ... Together with European NRENs, GÉANT securely connects 40 million users in over 8,000 institutions in 40 countries ... Co-funded by the European Union and Europe’s NRENs, the GÉANT network has been built and is operated by DANTE, on behalf of the European NRENs ...
Vodka - European Union Regulation
... This proposition has provoked heavy criticism from south European countries, which often distill used mash from wine-making into spirits although higher quality mash is usually ... This regulation was adopted by the European Parliament on June 19, 2007 ...
Rat - Culture - European Cultures
... European associations with the rat are generally negative ... However, some people in European cultures keep rats as pets and conversely find them to be tame, clean, intelligent, and playful ...
5th Bengal European Cavalry
... The 5th Bengal European Cavalry was a cavalry regiment of the British East India Company, created in 1858 and disbanded in 1859 ... by the East India Company in 1858 as the 5th Bengal European Light Cavalry, for service in the Indian Mutiny the "European" in the name indicated that it was manned by white soldiers, not Indian sowars ... As with all other "European" units of the Company, they were placed under the command of the Crown following the end of the Mutiny in 1858, but the regiment was disbanded rather than be transferred into the ...

More definitions of "European":

  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Europe.

Famous quotes containing the word european:

    Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
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