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(Placename) the French name for Geneva
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(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).
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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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As far as I know, there have been only three accounts in the public press: that in the Journal de Geneve on May 6th,
L'ancien president allemand Horst KE[micro]hler, apres le succes enregistre a Geneve I, et releve par l'ONU et les parties concernees, a de nouveau invite le Maroc, l'Algerie, le Polisario et la Mauritanie a une seconde table ronde a Geneve les 21 et 22 mars 2019.
Vincent Subilia, Directeur general adjoint, Chambre de commerce, d'industrie et des services de Geneve
Summary: The unique Universal Geneve watch was commissioned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and presented to the founding father of the UAE
"Because of the prevailing weather conditions, Geneve Aeroport is currently closed to air traffic until further notice," the airport said on its website.
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Geneve, Switzerland, June 18, 2016 --( Geneve Aeroport (GVA), which is the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland, has taken the passenger experience and operational efficiency to higher levels.
Chopard L.U.C XPS Poincon de Geneve on display at Khimji's Watches
Geneve , 12 Juin (SUNA) - Le Soudan participe a la reunion d'examen du Sommet mondial sur la societe de l'information (SMSI) tenue actuellement a Geneve sous l'egide de l'Organisation mondiale pour la communication, avec une delegation dirigee par le ministre de la Science et de la communication Dr Tahani Abdullah Tahani.
ON the eve of the hotel's 50th anniversary, general manager Jurgen Baumhoff proudly shows off an album of monotone pictures of guests at the InterContinental Geneve. Among them are civil rights activist Martin Luther King, South African president Nelson Mandela, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and founder of the UAE Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan meeting with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.