Genevieve

[ jen-uh-veev ]
/ ˈdʒɛn əˌviv /
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noun

Saint,a.d. 422–512, French nun: patron saint of Paris.
a female given name.

Also Gene·viève [French zhuh nuh-vyev] /French ʒənəˈvyɛv/.

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Geneviève

/ (ˈdʒɛnɪˌviːv, French ʒənvjɛv) /

noun

Saint. ?422–?512 ad, French nun; patron saint of Paris. Feast day: Jan 3
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Word Origin and History for genevieve

Genevieve

fem. proper name, from French Geneviève, from Late Latin Genovefa, probably of Celtic origin.

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