genoa

noun
gen·​oa | \ˈje-nə-wə \

Definition of genoa 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Genoa

geographical name
Gen·​oa | \ˈje-nō-ə \
variants: or Italian Genova \ˈje-​nō-​(ˌ)vä \ or ancient Genua \ˈjen-​yə-​wə \

Definition of Genoa (Entry 2 of 2)

commune and port in northwestern Italy; capital of Liguria at the foot of the Apennines and at the head of the Gulf of Genoa (an arm of the Ligurian Sea) population 586,180

Other Words from genoa

Geographical name

Genoese \ˌje-​nō-​ˈēz, -​ˈēs \ adjective or noun
Genovese \ˌje-​nə-​ˈvēz, -​ˈvēs \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of genoa

Noun

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for genoa

Noun

Genoa, Italy

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