Definitions for SCHENGEN

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word SCHENGEN

Wiktionary

  1. Schengen(ProperNoun)

    A town in south-east Luxembourg

Freebase

  1. Schengen

    Schengen is a small wine-making village and commune in far south-eastern Luxembourg, near the tripoint where the borders of Germany, France, and Luxembourg meet. Other villages within the commune include Remerschen and Wintrange. As of 2005, the village has a population of 1527 with an area of 10.63 km². The largest settlement with the commune of Schengen is Remerschen after which the commune used to be named. The name of the commune was changed in 2006 to take advantage of the Schengen's name recognition after the signing of the Schengen Agreement there in 1985. Schengen Castle dates from 1390 but was almost completely rebuilt in the 19th century. It is now a hotel and conference centre.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    The halt to Schengen for a few days is holding them up here but Italy isn't their destination.

  2. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere:

    If nobody sticks to the law, then Schengen is in danger. That's why we urgently need European solutions.

  3. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    We invite the Commission ... to examine a targeted amendment to the Schengen frontier code allowing controls where necessary and when necessary.

  4. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We will not sign the readmission agreement before steps are taken on the Schengen visa and thus a visa liberalization is secured for Turkish citizens.

  5. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We will not sign the readmission agreement before steps are taken on the Schengen visa and thus a visa liberalisation is secured for Turkish citizens.

Images & Illustrations of SCHENGEN


Translations for SCHENGEN

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for SCHENGEN »

Translation

Find a translation for the SCHENGEN definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these SCHENGEN definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"SCHENGEN." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/SCHENGEN>.

Are we missing a good definition for SCHENGEN? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for SCHENGEN:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.