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geneva

noun ge·ne·va \jə-ˈnē-və\

Definition of GENEVA

:  a highly aromatic bitter gin originally made in the Netherlands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

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

Definition of GENEVA

1
canton SW Switzerland area 109 square miles (282 square kilometers), pop 414,300
2
city, its , at SW tip of Lake Geneva on the Rhône pop 175,998
Gen·e·vese \ˌje-nə-ˈvēz, -ˈvēs\ adjective or noun

Variants of GENEVA

Ge·ne·va or French Ge·nève \zhə-ˈnev\ or G Genf \ˈgenf\

Rhymes with GENEVA

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