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geneva

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noun ge·ne·va \jə-ˈnē-və\

Definition of geneva

  1. :  a highly aromatic bitter gin originally made in the Netherlands



Origin of geneva

modification of obsolete Dutch genever (now jenever), literally, juniper, from Middle Dutch, from Old French geneivre, ultimately from Latin juniperus


First Known Use: 1705

Rhymes with geneva


Geneva

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geographical name Ge·ne·va \jə-ˈnē-və\

Definition of Geneva

  1. 1 canton SW Switzerland area 109 square miles (282 square kilometers), pop 414,300

  2. 2 city, its ∗, at SW tip of Lake Geneva on the Rhône pop 175,998

Genevese play \ˌje-nə-ˈvēz, -ˈvēs\ adjective or noun


Variants of geneva

or French Genève play \zhə-ˈnev\ or G Genf play \ˈgenf\

Rhymes with geneva




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