1A continent of the northern hemisphere, separated from Africa to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and from Asia to the east roughly by the Bosporus, the Caucasus Mountains, and the Ural Mountains. Europe contains approximately 20 per cent of the world's population.
- 1.1The European Union.‘the Prime Minister who took Britain into Europe’
- 1.2British The mainland of continental Europe as distinct from the British Isles.‘A Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe’
- 1.1The European Union.