A set of international rules that govern the treatment of prisoners, the sick and wounded, and civilians during war. Under the Geneva Conventions, for example, ambulances and military hospitals and their staff are officially neutral and are not to be fired upon. Nearly all countries of the world have agreed to the Geneva Conventions.
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Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To reclaim it, he had to move beyond established conventions about how a literary career should be conducted.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Experts pointed us to identical passages in each of the four Geneva treaties, known as "Common Article 3."
Though her work discords with the conventions of American medicine, she sees herself on the side of an older tradition.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have conventions for dance, and these kids go around the country as the winner.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
John Alphonsus Turretini died; professor of ecclesiastical history at Geneva, distinguished for his learning.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
I always thought that people wore it very very short if they despised the conventions of society.First Plays|A. A. Milne
There are certain social conventions attached even to a Dragon Maid.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
From Berlin we travelled to Geneva, where we spent ten days with my sister and her family (the Davidovs).The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky