The fourth largest satellite of Jupiter: discovered in 1610 by Galileo.
One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter and the sixth in distance from the planet. It was originally sighted by Galileo.
Origin of europa
Latin Eurōpafrom Greek Eurōpē
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek Εὐρώπα (Europa), a character in Greek mythology.
Europa Sentence Examples
Europa, 217 sqq.; Pinches, Old Testament, Index (s.v.).
Europa, p. 208 seq.).
History in the macaronic period made a backward step: it had been written in the Polish language in the golden age; it was now again to take a Latin form, as in the Chronica Gestarum in Europa singularium of the ecclesiastic Paul Piasecki (1580-1649), who is an authority for the reigns of Sigismund III.
Hoernes, Urgeschichte des Menschen (1892), and Der diluviale Mensch in Europa (1903); M.
In later tradition, Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Europa and the brother of Minos.