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Genf

(ɡɛnf)
n
(Placename) the German name for Geneva1, Geneva2

ge•ne•va

(dʒəˈni və)

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

Ge•ne•va

(dʒəˈni və)

n.
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.Genf - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake GenevaGenf - 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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