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genoa

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noun gen·oa \ˈje-nə-wə\

Definition of genoa

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



Origin and Etymology of genoa

Genoa, Italy


First Known Use: 1932


Genoa

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geographical name Gen·oa \ˈje-nō-ə\

Definition of Genoa

  1. commune & port NW Italy ∗ of Liguria at foot of the Apennines & at head of Gulf of Genoa (arm of Ligurian Sea) pop 632,366

Genoese

play \ˌje-nō-ˈēz, -ˈēs\ adjective or noun

Genovese

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


Variants of genoa

or Italian

Genova

play \ˈje-nō-(ˌ)vä\ or ancient

Genua

play \ˈjen-yə-wə\

GENOA Defined for Kids

Genoa

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geographical name Gen·oa \ˈje-nə-wə\

Definition of Genoa for Students

  1. city & port NW Italy




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