European

European may mean:

  • A person of any of the Ethnic groups in Europe
  • Relating to or characteristic of Europe or its inhabitants
  • A citizen or attribute of or from the European Union
    • See also: Citizenship of the European Union

Famous quotes containing the word european:

    Unsophisticated and confiding, they are easily led into every vice, and humanity weeps over the ruin thus remorselessly inflicted upon them by their European civilizers.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it’s put to work.... Gold-hoarding goes against the American grain; it fits in better with European pessimism than with America’s traditional optimism.
    Paula Nelson (b. 1945)

    We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)