geneva

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noun ge·ne·va \ jə-ˈnē-və \

Definition of geneva

:a highly aromatic bitter gin originally made in the Netherlands

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Origin and Etymology of geneva

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


Geneva

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geographical name Ge·ne·va \ jə-ˈnē-və \
variants: or French Genève play \zhə-ˈnev\ or German Genf play \ˈgenf\

Definition of Geneva

1 canton of southwestern Switzerland area 109 square miles (282 square kilometers), population 469,000
2 city and capital of the canton of Geneva, at the southwestern tip of Lake Geneva on the Rhône River population 187,000

Genevese

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



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