Definition of geneva
: a highly aromatic bitter gin originally made in the Netherlands
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GENEVA — Could the conflict in Cyprus, one of the world’s longest-running impasses, be finally coming to an end?
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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
First Known Use: 1705See Words from the same year
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
Geneveseplay \ˌje-nə-ˈvēz, -ˈvēs\ adjective or noun
GENEVA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Geneva for English Language Learners
: city in Switzerland
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