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Fortress europe Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
EUROJARGON - English
This expression is often used to mean an attitude that wants to defend Europe from outside influences, especially cultural influences. The term "Fortress Europe" often appears in discussions about asylum and immigration regulations. Founding fathers In the years following the Second World War, people like Jean Monnet and Robert Schuman dreamed of uniting the peoples of Europe in lasting peace and friendship. Over the following fifty years, as the EU was built, their dream became reality. That is why they are called the "founding fathers" of the European Union.
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Fortress europe Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Fortress Europe was a military propaganda term from the Second World War which referred to the areas of Continental Europe occupied by Nazi Germany, as opposed to the United Kingdom across the Channel. The term was used by both sides but, due to their respective geographic locations, in a very different sense.

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