United States of Europe love

United States of Europe

Definitions

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  • proper noun politics A name given to several similar hypothetical scenarios of the unification of Europe, as a single nation and a single federation of states, similar to the United States of America.

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Examples

  • Mr. Monti gave a simple reason for moving toward what many are calling a "United States of Europe": National governments may well have popular mandates, but they have been shamefully shortsighted and largely responsible for the continent's fiscal and debt crisis.

    Italy's Leader Warns EU Needs Better Democracy

  • This treaty goes a long way towards creating a 'United States of Europe' - with its own President, its own Foreign Minister and its own Bill of Rights.

    EU Referendum Please Mr Brown

  • This treaty goes a long way towards creating a 'United States of Europe' - with its own President, its own Foreign Minister and its own Bill of Rights.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • 1851 - Victor Hugo gives speech at the French national assembly and uses the phrase United States of Europe several times.

    Nothingandall

  • A coalition of nations was formed under a single general government, known as the United States of Europe, which in coöperation with the

    The Man Who Rocked the Earth

  • Where the thought that one day we could become the United States of Europe is a dream for some, it is a nightmare for others.

    Times Record News Stories

  • But what had started as a regional customs union founded by France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy and West Germany in 1957 has been transformed since then into a political and economic confederation of 27 member-states with more than 500 million citizens - the so-called United States of Europe -- with its own flag and anthem, and since 2002, a currency (euro) as well as a parliament and a huge government bureaucracy in Brussels that oversee a massive economic powerhouse that generates an estimated 28 percent share of the nominal gross world product.

    Leon T. Hadar: Multipolarism sans the EU Pole? The Geopolitics of Europe's Economic Mess

  • But what had started as a regional customs union founded by France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy and West Germany in 1957 has been transformed since then into a political and economic confederation of 27 member-states with more than 500 million citizens - the so-called United States of Europe -- with its own flag and anthem, and since 2002, a currency (euro) as well as a parliament and a huge government bureaucracy in Brussels that oversee a massive economic powerhouse that generates an estimated 28 percent share of the nominal gross world product.

    Leon T. Hadar: Multipolarism sans the EU Pole? The Geopolitics of Europe's Economic Mess

  • Such a "United States of Europe" has long been the dream of European federalists.

    In Defense of Europe

  • More than a decade after the advent of the euro — and nearly two decades after the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in February 1992 — the European Union isn't that much closer to becoming the "United States of Europe" than it was at the start.

    Neville Chamberlain Lives—In Euroland

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