Definition of Schengen agreement in US English:

Schengen agreement

proper noun

  • An intergovernmental agreement on the relaxation of border controls between participating European countries, first signed in Schengen, Luxembourg, in June 1985 by France, West Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. A revised version of the agreement was incorporated into the European Union in 1999 and widened to include non-EU members of a similar Nordic union.


Schengen agreement

/ˈSHeNGən əˌɡrēmənt/