What does the word european mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Relating to or derived from Europe.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One of a European race.

Usage examples for european

  1. But he did not change into European clothes yet, and none of his following suspected him of being an Englishman. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. Let it be at once understood that, as far as the good people of the Rigaum tabernacle knew, there was no record against Mrs. Lamport, except the fact that she was a pure European, and they, for the most part, were of mixed descent. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  3. The amphitryon himself did not eat European dishes, so he contented himself with drinking a glass of wine with his guests from time to time, promising to dine with those who were not seated at the first table. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
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