Europa meaning

yo͝o-rō'pə
A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus, who had assumed the form of a white bull, and by him the mother of Minos, Rhadamanthus, and Sarpedon.
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One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter. It was originally sighted by Galileo.
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A Phoenician princess loved by Zeus: he, disguised as a white bull, carries her off across the sea to Crete.
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(Greek mythology) A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus.
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(astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.
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The fourth largest satellite of Jupiter: discovered in 1610 by Galileo.
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One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter and the sixth in distance from the planet. It was originally sighted by Galileo.
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Origin of europa

  • Latin Eurōpa from Greek Eurōpē
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek Εὐρώπα (Europa), a character in Greek mythology.
    From Wiktionary