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(Placename) the French name for Geneva


(dʒəˈni və)

[1700–10; < Dutch genever < Old French genevre < Latin jūniperus juniper]


(dʒəˈni və)

1. the capital of the canton of Geneva, in SW Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva: seat of the League of Nations 1920–46. 167,697.
2. a canton in SW Switzerland. 395,466; 109 sq. mi. (282 sq. km).
3. Lake of. Also called Lake Leman. a lake between SW Switzerland and France. 45 mi. (72 km) long; 225 sq. mi. (583 sq. km).
French, Genève (for defs. 1,2). German, Genf (for defs. 1,2).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Genève - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake GenevaGeneve - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
Genevan - a native or resident of Geneva
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com)-- Geneve Aeroport (GVA), which is the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland, has taken the passenger experience and operational efficiency to higher levels.
Address : iomedicale des hopitaux universitaires Vaud-Geneve, Avenue de la Roseraie 70, 1205 Geneve, Suisse
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C XPS Poincon de Geneve on display at Khimji's Watches
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A new version will enhance the line in 2014, complete with alligator leather straps and new Cotes de Geneve decoration to give the Grande Seconde SW an ever greater aura of luxury.