Definition of European country
1. Noun. Any one of the countries occupying the European continent.
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Specialized synonyms: Scandinavian Country, Scandinavian Nation, Balkan Country, Balkan Nation, Balkan State
Specialized synonyms: Balkans, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovakia, Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany, East Germany, German Democratic Republic, Federal Republic Of Germany, West Germany, Finland, Republic Of Finland, Suomi, Italia, Italian Republic, Italy, Romania, Roumania, Rumania, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Hrvatska, Republic Of Croatia, Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia, Jugoslavija, Serbia And Montenegro, Union Of Serbia And Montenegro, Yugoslavia, Bosna I Hercegovina, Bosnia, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Bosnia-herzegovina, Republic Of Bosnia And Herzegovina, Republic Of Slovenia, Slovenia, Slovenija, Austria, Oesterreich, Republic Of Austria, Flanders, Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom Of Belgium, England, Northern Ireland, Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic Of Ireland, Scotland, France, French Republic, Holland, Kingdom Of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands, Hungary, Magyarorszag, Republic Of Hungary, Iceland, Republic Of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Principality Of Liechtenstein, Grand Duchy Of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Monaco, Principality Of Monaco, Poland, Polska, Republic Of Poland, Portugal, Portuguese Republic, Republic Of San Marino, San Marino, Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic Of Belarus, White Russia, Moldavia, Moldova, Republic Of Moldova, Andorra, Principality Of Andorra, Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain, Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland, Holy See, State Of The Vatican City, The Holy See
Group relationships: Europe
Lexicographical Neighbors of European Country
Literary usage of European country
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"Thus in every european country, in varying degrees and in forms peculiar to the national genius of each, we find the spirit of the new scholarship making ..."
2. A Letter on the Genius and Dispositions of the French Government: Including by Robert Walsh (1810)
"... —and those moral and political institutions,— which place England so far above every other european country in the scale of excellence. ..."
3. Voice of America: Management Actions Needed to Adjust to a Changing Environment (1993)
"Broadcast officials informed us that the department tries to conduct audience surveys at least twice a year in each Eastern european country and more ..."
4. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1904)
"european country in carrying to England the products of any other european country. Ignorance of this fact gave rise to one of our minor grievances against ..."