Definitions for genoeseˌdʒɛn oʊˈiz, -ˈis

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vincent Canby, The New York Times, November 11, 1984:

    America, meaning mostly the United States, is not an easy concept to comprehend. It may be appropriate that it was discovered by a Genoese sailor, in the service of the Spanish crown, looking for some place else and that, for the next half-century, it was treated as a geological impediment to be gotten through or around in order to reach some far more profitable other side.


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