noun \ˈje-nə-wə\

Definition of GENOA

:  a large jib that overlaps the mainsail and is used especially in racing

Origin of GENOA

Genoa, Italy
First Known Use: 1932


geographical name \ˈje-nō-ə\

Definition of GENOA

commune & port NW Italy of Liguria at foot of the Apennines & at head of Gulf of Genoa (arm of Ligurian Sea) pop 632,366
Gen·o·ese \ˌje-nō-ˈēz, -ˈēs\ adjective or noun
Gen·o·vese \-nə-ˈvēz, -ˈvēs\ adjective or noun

Variants of GENOA

Gen·oa or Italian Ge·no·va \ˈje-nō-(ˌ)vä\ or ancient Gen·ua \ˈjen-yə-wə\


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