Definitions for "European Community"
A group of European nations belonging to a political and economic grouping established by the Treaty of Rome in 1957. Also called the "European Union or EU.".
The European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community are all governed by the Treaty establishing the European Communities.
See European Union (EU).
an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he took Britain into Europe"