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Genevan

[ juh-nee-vuhn ]
/ dʒəˈni vən /
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adjective
of or relating to Geneva, Switzerland.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Geneva, Switzerland.
a Calvinist.
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Also Gen·e·vese [jen-uh-veez, -vees] /ˌdʒɛn əˈviz, -ˈvis/ .

Origin of Genevan

First recorded in 1555–65; Genev(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Genevan

Genevan

Genevese (ˌdʒɛnɪˈviːz)

/ (dʒɪˈniːvən) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Geneva
of, adhering to, or relating to the teachings of Calvin or the Calvinists
noun plural -vans or -vese
a native or inhabitant of Geneva
a less common name for a CalvinistSee Calvinist
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