- of, relating to, or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants.
- a native or inhabitant of Genoa.
Also Gen·o·vese [jen-uh-veez, -vees] /ˌdʒɛn əˈviz, -ˈvis/.
Origin of Genoese
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Examples from the Web for genoese
Between sixteen thousand and eighteen thousand French and Genoese were killed, either cut down on deck or drowned.The Day the Sea Ran Red: The Battle of Sluys
May 6, 2013
Nissa, which became Nizza under the rule of the Genoese and of the Savoyards, had nothing of the provincial about it.J. M.G. Le Clézio on His Birthplace
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio
April 6, 2011
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella learned of the Genoese explorer's success not from his own pen, but from the mouth of Santangel.Columbus' Forgotten Patron
October 11, 2010
The death of the Genoese leader did indeed bring the resistance to an end.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
The yoke of the Genoese continued longest, and was the heaviest.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
Genoese and Venetian traders came with their stores of Eastern goods.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
For the fourth time a Genoese had behaved most generously to me.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The great Genoese had to wait yet three years for his long-sought duel.The Story of the Barbary Corsairs
- a native or inhabitant of Genoa
- of or relating to Genoa or its inhabitants
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