Anti european


[yoor-uh-pee-uhn, yur-]

1595–1605; < Latin Eurōpae(us) (see Europe, -eous) + -an

Europeanly, adverb
anti-European, adjective, noun
inter-European, adjective
non-European, adjective, noun
pro-European, adjective, noun
pseudo-European, adjective, noun
un-European, adjective Unabridged
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European (ˌjʊərəˈpɪən)
1.  of or relating to Europe or its inhabitants
2.  native to or derived from Europe
3.  a native or inhabitant of Europe
4.  a person of European descent
5.  a supporter of the European Union or of political union of the countries of Europe or a part of it

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Word Origin & History

c.1600, from L. Europa "Europe," from Gk. Europe, often explained as "broad face," from eurys "wide" + ops "face." Klein suggests a possible Semitic origin in Akkad. erebu "to go down, set" (in reference to the sun) which would parallel orient (q.v.). Another suggestion along
those lines is Phoenician 'ereb "evening," hence "west."
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