Definitions for genoeseˌdʒɛn oʊˈiz, -ˈis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gen•o•a*ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə(n.)

  1. a large jib for cruising and racing yachts, overlapping the mainsail.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

* (sometimes cap.).

Origin of genoa:

1930–35; after Genoa

Gen•o•aˈdʒɛn oʊ ə(n.)(pl.)

  1. a seaport in NW Italy, S of Milan. 762,895.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Italian, Genova.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Genoese(adj)

    a native or resident of Genoa

  2. Genoese, Genovese(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants

    "the Genoese sailor we call Columbus"


  1. Genoese(ProperNoun)

    An inhabitant or a resident of Genoa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genoese(adj)

    of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy

  2. Genoese

    a native or inhabitant of Genoa; collectively, the people of Genoa


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