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Schengen Convention

/ˈʃɛŋən/
noun
1.
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
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Contemporary definitions for schengen agreement
noun

in Europe, a convention signed in 1985 to remove all frontier controls and permit free movement of persons between the participating countries

Word Origin

for Schengen, Luxembourg where first agreement was signed

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