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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.
Nautical A jib whose leech extends aft of the mast. Also called genoa jib.
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(Placename) a port in NW Italy, capital of Liguria, on the Gulf of Genoa: Italy's main port; an independent commercial city with many colonies in the Middle Ages; university (1243); heavy industries. Pop: 610 307 (2001). Italian name: Genova
(Sailing) yachting a large triangular jib sail, often with a foot that extends as far aft as the clew of the mainsail. Also called: genoa jib Sometimes shortened to: genny or jenny
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gen•o•a(ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə)
n. (sometimes cap.)
a large jib for cruising and racing yachts, overlapping the mainsail.
[1930–35; after Genoa]
Gen•o•a(ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə)
a seaport in NW Italy, S of Milan. 762,895. Italian, Genova.
Gen`o•ese′ (-ˈiz, -ˈis) n., pl. -ese, adj.
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Genoa[ˈdʒenəʊə] N → Génova f
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Genoa[ˈdʒɛnəʊə] n → Gênes
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n → Genua nt
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