Those nations in Europe that were not part of the Eastern Bloc, or more specifically, those nations allied with the United States in NATO (except Turkey). Neutral or nonaligned nations such as Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, and Spain, though western European in terms of geography, are not usually meant when the term “Western Europe” is used as the opposite for terms such as “Eastern Europe,” “the Eastern Bloc,” or “communist Europe.”
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Yes, we do typically do better than Europe (and Canada, too, which is frequently awful on this score).
He sees himself as the first Muslim president of all Europe.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Newspapers around Europe have also done so in solidarity with the slain.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In their past calls for attacks on Western targets, AQAP has focused on putting bombs on planes, not revenge attacks.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Everything is topsy-turvy in Europe according to our moral ideas, and they don't have what we call "men" over here.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
But this alliance is rotten, and cannot endure; the Western men are no partizans of slavery.
The scene and field of that learning hitherto has been, in our Western communities, the University.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
I started for it once, but never even reached the western boundaries of New York.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton