European Union

(redirected from Europian Union)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

European Union (EU)

the economic and political grouping that came into effect in 1993 and resulted from the European Union Treaty, an important treaty signed at Maastricht on 7 February 1992. It amended the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (EEC) Treaty, indeed, renaming it the European Community. Thus the present legal structure is called the EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES or the European Union.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
References in periodicals archive ?
-President of the CouncilHerman Van Rompuym, Europian Union
President of the Council - Herman Van Rompuym, Europian Union
The Court of Justice of the Europian Union (ECJ) approved the complaint of a Spanish man named Mario Costeja Gonzalez.