of, relating to, or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants.
a native or inhabitant of Genoa.
the dialect of Ligurian spoken in Genoa.
- Also Gen·o·vese [jen-uh-veez, -vees]. /ˌdʒɛn əˈviz, -ˈvis/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Genoese in a sentence
Between sixteen thousand and eighteen thousand French and Genoese were killed, either cut down on deck or drowned.
Nissa, which became Nizza under the rule of the Genoese and of the Savoyards, had nothing of the provincial about it.
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella learned of the Genoese explorer's success not from his own pen, but from the mouth of Santangel.
The frightful desert of the Taverna was not forgotten, nor the old Genoese castle, the office of the steamship agency.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
Cavour's double play and the cruel repression of the Genoese plot left him bitterer than ever against the monarchy and its men.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
The island rebelled against the Genoese; and they, finding themselves unable to subdue it, agreed to sell it to France.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
And immediately after his day the Genoese began to make way against the Saracens on the seas.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
But the Genoese under Embriaco as before returned home, again not without spoil.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
British Dictionary definitions for Genoese
a native or inhabitant of Genoa
of or relating to Genoa or its inhabitants
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012