Europe

Definitions

  • An Arab man, possibly Ahmed Orabi, leaves the protection of lady Europe in order to chase after a lion draped in a Union Jack
    An Arab man, possibly Ahmed Orabi, leaves the protection of lady Europe in order to chase after a lion draped in a Union Jack
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Europe the nations of the European continent collectively "the Marshall Plan helped Europe recover from World War II"
    • n Europe an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
    • n Europe 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
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Quotations

  • Anthony Quinn
    Anthony Quinn
    “In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum.”
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret%20Thatcher
    “Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.”
  • Ferdinando Galiani
    Ferdinando Galiani
    “Paris is the caf? of Europe.”
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich%20Nietzsche
    “An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.”
  • Karl Marx
    Karl%20Marx
    “A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of communism.”
  • Carl Jung
    Carl%20Jung
    “The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.”

Usage

In literature:

All that does come to us generally comes by way of Europe; another proof of what a miserable country this is.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Old Europe, and, above all, official Europe, and even the Gladstones, must be vindicated.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
Rome was determined to break this grasping old Asiatic confederacy and to drive it out of Europe.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
Therefore Europe and our country are to judge.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
The sixth and seventh centuries were the darkest in the history of Europe.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Nothing can hurt us here, or in Europe, so long as we are united, firm, and vigorous.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
All Catholic Europe espoused the one side, all Protestant Europe the other.
"Henry IV, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
An ornamental tree with dense foliage; often cultivated from Europe.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
It spread from Asia into Europe, and from Europe into America.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
It's about, about a piece of valencienne he wished me to bring the Empress from Europe.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
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In poetry:

"That name it rhymes to fame;
All Europe knows the sound:
And I couldn't find a better name
If you'd give me twenty pound.
"Lines On A Late Hospicious Ewent," by William Makepeace Thackeray
Now I go East and you stay West
And when between us Europe lies
I shall forget what I loved best
Away from lips and hands and eyes.
"The Sentimentalist" by James Elroy Flecker
In a much later age
(Europe had been in flames)
Proud Wilson yielded ground
To franc and pound,
Made pilgrimage
In the wake of Henry James.
"Ode To Our Young Pro-Consuls Of The Air" by Allen Tate
'The fruitful germs I scatter free,
With busy hand, while all men sleep;
In Europe now, from sea to sea,
The nations bless me as they reap.'
"The Sower" by James Russell Lowell
"Three sky-lights then from the girdling trine
Told, 'Ready!' As they rose
Their flashes seemed his Judgment-Sign
For bleeding Europe's woes.
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy
The light is fallen and you are hidden
In sunbright peninsulas of the sword:
Torn like leaves through Europe is the peace
That through us flowed.
"The Room Above the Square" by Stephen Spender

In news:

Racism in Europe's bastion of liberal tolerance.
Securing vulnerable networks across Europe.
Europe's leaders have agreed on how to prop up the euro.
Europe's central banker has unveiled a plan to ease the euro crisis — and markets seem to believe him.
Ladd says he wants to play somewhere this season, and that may well turn out to be in Europe.
The number of openings is rebounding in both the US and Western Europe.
Belarus has been called "Europe's last dictatorship".
Complete NewsHour coverage of Europe.
Unvanquished: Joseph Pilsudski, Resurrected Poland and the Struggle For Eastern Europe (Pingora Press).
For decades the United States and its allies have maintained nuclear forces designed for one overriding objective: to deter Soviet military action, particularly an attack against Western Europe.
Risky behaviour by big banks, especially those in Europe, was again threatening the global economy, a global organization of central banks has warned.
Europe has had similar programs for years.
The cereal giant has made the move as part of a plan to exploit softening media markets across Europe.
Museums close and monuments crumble as Europe's budget squeeze hits culture spending.
Driving in Europe varies from carefree to hectic.
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In science:

Knopfmacher, A., Prodinger, H., On Carlitz compositions Europ. J.
Average number of distinct part sizes in a random Carlitz composition
These conclusions can be easily illustrated by examples from recent history of Europe.
Why everything gets slower ?
Lee, The associahedron and triangulations of the n-gon, Europ. J.
Tamari lattices and noncrossing partitions in type B and beyond
Terhalle, R-trees and symmetric differences of sets, Europ. J.
Rayleigh processes, real trees, and root growth with re-grafting
The author is partially supported by EC’s IHRP Programme, within the Research Training Network “Algebraic Combinatorics in Europe”, grant HPRN-CT-2001-00272.
On some $q$-identities related to divisor functions
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