Genoese Gen`o*ese", a. Of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy; as, the Genoese sailor we call Columbus. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Genoa; collectively, the people of Genoa.

Syn: Genovese. [1913 Webster]

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  • Genoese — may refer to:* A person from Genoa * The Genoese dialectee also*Genovese …   Wikipedia

  • Genoese — [jen΄ə wēz′, jen΄əwēs′] adj. of Genoa or its people or culture n. pl. Genoese a person born or living in Genoa …   English World dictionary

  • Genoese — /ˌdʒɛnoʊˈiz/ (say .jenoh eez) adjective 1. of Genoa. –noun 2. (plural Genoese) a native or inhabitant of Genoa. 3. the Genoese people collectively …   Australian English dictionary

  • Genoese — /jen oh eez , ees /, adj., n., pl. Genoese. adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Genoa. Also, Genovese /jen euh veez , vees /. [1545 55; GENO(A) + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Genoese — I noun a native or resident of Genoa • Hypernyms: ↑Italian • Member Holonyms: ↑Genoa, ↑Genova II adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants the Genoese sailor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Genoese — adjective or noun see Genoa …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Genoese — noun An inhabitant or a resident of Genoa …   Wiktionary

  • Genoese — Gen·o·ese || ‚dÊ’enəʊ iːz n. native or inhabitant of Genoa (Italy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • genoese — Gen·o·ese || ‚dÊ’enəʊ iːz adj. of or relating to or having characteristics of Genoa or its residents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • genoese — gen·o·ese …   English syllables