Definitions for genoeseˌdʒɛn oʊˈiz, -ˈis
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gen•o•a*ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə(n.)
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.)
a seaport in NW Italy, S of Milan. 762,895.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Italian, Genova.
a native or resident of Genoa
of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants
"the Genoese sailor we call Columbus"
An inhabitant or a resident of Genoa.
of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy
a native or inhabitant of Genoa; collectively, the people of Genoa
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