the Geneva Convention

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Geneva Convention

: an international law that explains how people who are wounded or taken prisoner during a war are supposed to be treated

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geneva play
  1. : a highly aromatic bitter gin originally made in the Netherlands

convention play
  1. : agreement, contract

  2. : an agreement between states for regulation of matters affecting all of them

  3. : a compact between opposing commanders especially concerning prisoner exchange or armistice


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