Associations to the word «Europa»

Wiktionary

EUROPA, proper noun. (Greek mythology) A Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus.
EUROPA, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.
EUROPA, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 52 Europa, a main belt asteroid; not to be confused with the Jovian moon.

Dictionary definition

EUROPA, noun. The 4th largest of Jupiter's satellites; covered with a smooth shell of frozen water.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats