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europe meaning and definition


Definition of Europe (noun)

  1. the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  2. an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
  3. the nations of the European continent collectively
    • "the Marshall Plan helped Europe recover from World War II"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet