Pronunciation: (yoo-rō'pu, yu-), [key]
1. Also,Europe. Class. Myth.a sister of Cadmus who was abducted by Zeus in the form of a bull and taken to Crete, where she bore him Rhadamanthus, Minos, and Sarpedon.
2. Astron.a large natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
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