schengen agreement

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Schengen Convention or Schengen Agreement (ˈʃɛŋən)
 
n
an agreement, signed in 1985, but not implemented until 1995, to abolish border controls within Europe: ten countries had acceded by 1995; the UK is not a signatory
 
Schengen Agreement or Schengen Agreement
 
n

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Main Entry:  Schengen agreement
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in Europe, a convention signed in 1985 to remove all frontier controls and permit free movement of persons between the participating countries
Etymology:  for Schengen, Luxembourg where first agreement was signed
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