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gen·o·a

 (jĕn′ō-ə)
n.
Nautical A jib whose leech extends aft of the mast. Also called genoa jib.

[After Genoa.]

Gen·o·a

 (jĕn′ō-ə)
A city of northwest Italy on the Gulf of Genoa, an arm of the Ligurian Sea. An ancient settlement, Genoa flourished under the Romans and also enjoyed great prosperity during the Crusades. Today, it is Italy's chief port and a major commercial and industrial center.

Gen′o·ese′ (-ēz′, -ēs′), Gen′o·vese′ (-vēz′, -vēs′) adj. & n.
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Adj.1.Genovese - of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants; "the Genoese sailor we call Columbus"
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In all, Genovese has produced a book that has undoubted strengths but that, in the final analysis, falls short of its objectives.
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