- the cheek or side region of the head.
Origin of gena
1820–30; < Latin: cheek; cognate with Greek génys jaw, chin
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Examples from the Web for gena
But I always go back to Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands and some of the great actresses whose greatest roles came later.Winona Ryder Dishes on ‘Homefront,’ ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ and Generation X
November 27, 2013
My wife, Gena, and I give back in many ways, the chief of which is through our nonprofit children's foundation, KICKSTART KIDS.Chuck Norris’s 10 Favorite Things About America
August 14, 2012
EB: I did feel like Gena Rowlands when I was doing this movie.Ellen Barkin on 'Another Happy Day,' Sam Levinson, and Being a 'Broad'
November 16, 2011
I remember growing up and loving Gena Rowlands with that line from Gloria, ‘Go ahead, punk.’Streep Tease
October 9, 2009
In appearance, little tiny “Gena” bears the palm from all the Pomeranians.
“Gena” and “Glen,” an old black and tan collie, live in the house, the inseparable companions of genial Mrs. Hugh Brown.
Temple: the posterior part of the gena; behind, before or beneath the eye.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- The cheek or lateral side of the face.
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