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proper noun 
  1. A province of Liguria, Italy.
  2. A city and the capital of the province of Genoa, and also the capital of Liguria.
  3. A placename.
Translations: 
  • French: Gíªnes
  • German: Genua
  • Spanish: Génova
  • Dutch: Genua
  • Italian: Genoa
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Genua, as the city was known by the ancient Ligurians; probably from Ligurian word for "knee", from Proto-Indo-European
  • genu, knee, i.e., angle, from its geographical position, thus akin to Geneva.



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noun (plural: genoas)
  1. (nautical) A jib that extends aft beyond the mast.
Translations: 
  • French: génois
  • German: Genua

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