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\
variants: or Italian

Genova

\ˈje-nō-(ˌ)vä\play or ancient

Genua

\ˈjen-yə-wə\play

Definition of Genoa

  1. 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

Genoese

play \ˌje-nō-ˈēz, -ˈēs\ adj or noun

Genovese

play \-nə-ˈvēz, -ˈvēs\ adj or noun

GENOA Defined for English Language Learners


Genoa

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geographical name Gen·oa \ˈje-nō-ə\

Definition of Genoa for English Language Learners

  • : city in Italy


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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