Definition of Europe
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1.
LNS
Eurōpē, Eurōpēs
Europa, Europe
Εὐρώπη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. Daughter of the Phoenician king Agenor, sister of Cadmus, and mother of Sarpedon and Minos by Jupiter, who, under the form of a bull, carried her off to Crete
  2. the portico in the Field of Mars, which was adorned with a painting representing the rape of Europa
Abbreviations
Eurōpa, ae, and Eurōpe, ēs, f., = Εὐρώπη. Daughter of the Phoenician king Agenor, sister of Cadmus, and mother of Sarpedon and Minos by Jupiter, who, under the form of a bull, carried her off to Crete, Ov. M. 2, 836 sq.; Hyg. Fab. 155; 178; nom. Europe, Hor. C. 3, 27, 25; 57; Prop. 2, 28, 52; gen. Europae, Mel. 2, 7, 12; acc. Europen, Ov. A. A. 1, 323; Juv. 8, 34: Europam, Varr. R. R. 2, 5, 5; Ov. H. 4, 55.

— Poet. transf., the portico in the Field of Mars, which was adorned with a painting representing the rape of Europa, Mart. 2, 14; 3, 20; cf. id. 11, 1.

— Hence, Eurō-paeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Europa: dux, i. e. Minos, Ov. M. 8, 23.

— The continent of Europe, named after her; usual form Europa, Mel. 1, 3, 1 et saep.; Mart. Cap. 6, § 662; Plin. 3 prooem. § 3; 3, 1, 1, § 5; 4, 23, 37, § 121 et saepiss.: Europe, Mel. 1, 2, 1; 2, 1, 1; acc. Europen, id. 1, 1, 6; 2, 6, 9; Hor. C. 3, 3, 47.

— Derivv. Eurōpaeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Europe, European: adversarii, Nep. Eum. 3: Scythi, Curt. 7, 7, 2.

— Eurōpensis, e, adj., the same: exercitus, Vop. Prob. 13: res, id. Aurel. 31.
 
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