1. Europe; European: Eurocommunism.
a. Deposited outside the country of issue: Euroyen.
b. Denominated in a currency other than the official currency of the country of issue: Eurobonds.
[Sense 2, from such terms as Eurodollar, originally, United States dollars deposited in Europe.]
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