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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Geneva  \Ge*ne"va\,  n.  [F.  geni[`e]vre  juniper,  juniper  berry, 
  gin,  OF  geneivre  juniper,  fr  L.  juniperus  the  juniper  tree: 
  cf  D.  jenever  fr  F.  geni[`e]vre.  See  {Juniper},  and  cf 
  {Gin}  a  liquor.] 
  A  strongly  alcoholic  liquor,  flavored  with  juniper  berries; 
  --  made  in  Holland;  Holland  gin;  Hollands. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Geneva  \Ge*ne"va\,  n. 
  The  chief  city  of  Switzerland. 
 
  {Geneva  Bible},  a  translation  of  the  Bible  into  English,  made 
  and  published  by  English  refugees  in  Geneva  (Geneva,  1560; 
  London,  1576).  It  was  the  first  English  Bible  printed  in 
  Roman  type  instead  of  the  ancient  black  letter,  the  first 
  which  recognized  the  division  into  verses,  and  the  first 
  which  omitted  the  Apocrypha.  In  form  it  was  a  small 
  quarto,  and  soon  superseded  the  large  folio  of  Cranmer's 
  translation.  Called  also  {Genevan  Bible}. 
 
  {Geneva  convention}  (Mil.),  an  agreement  made  by 
  representatives  of  the  great  continental  powers  at  Geneva 
  and  signed  in  1864,  establishing  new  and  more  humane 
  regulation  regarding  the  treatment  of  the  sick  and  wounded 
  and  the  status  of  those  who  minister  to  them  in  war. 
  Ambulances  and  military  hospitals  are  made  neutral,  and 
  this  condition  affects  physicians,  chaplains,  nurses,  and 
  the  ambulance  corps.  Great  Britain  signed  the  convention 
  in  1865. 
 
  {Geneva  cross}  (Mil.),  a  red  Greek  cross  on  a  white  ground; 
  --  the  flag  and  badge  adopted  in  the  Geneva  convention. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Geneva 
  n  1:  a  city  in  southwestern  Switzerland  at  the  western  end  of 
  Lake  Geneva;  the  Palace  of  Nations  originally  housed  the 
  League  of  Nations  and  is  now  the  European  headquarters 
  for  the  United  Nations  [syn:  {Geneva},  {Geneve}] 
  2:  made  in  the  Netherlands  [syn:  {Holland  gin},  {Hollands}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Geneva,  AL  (city,  FIPS  29464) 
  Location:  31.03664  N,  85.87678  W 
  Population  (1990):  4681  (2093  housing  units) 
  Area:  36.1  sq  km  (land),  0.5  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  36340 
  Geneva,  FL 
  Zip  code(s):  32732 
  Geneva,  GA  (town,  FIPS  32412) 
  Location:  32.57960  N,  84.55220  W 
  Population  (1990):  182  (77  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Geneva,  IA  (city,  FIPS  30135) 
  Location:  42.67594  N,  93.12999  W 
  Population  (1990):  169  (81  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50633 
  Geneva,  ID 
  Zip  code(s):  83238 
  Geneva,  IL  (city,  FIPS  28872) 
  Location:  41.88233  N,  88.31449  W 
  Population  (1990):  12617  (4802  housing  units) 
  Area:  17.0  sq  km  (land),  0.5  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  60134 
  Geneva,  IN  (town,  FIPS  27216) 
  Location:  40.59719  N,  84.95713  W 
  Population  (1990):  1280  (559  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46740 
  Geneva,  MN  (city,  FIPS  23354) 
  Location:  43.82392  N,  93.26827  W 
  Population  (1990):  444  (178  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  56035 
  Geneva,  NE  (city,  FIPS  18405) 
  Location:  40.52763  N,  97.60155  W 
  Population  (1990):  2310  (1049  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68361 
  Geneva,  NY  (city,  FIPS  28640) 
  Location:  42.86529  N,  76.98347  W 
  Population  (1990):  14143  (5654  housing  units) 
  Area:  11.0  sq  km  (land),  4.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  14456 
  Geneva,  OH  (city,  FIPS  29610) 
  Location:  41.79981  N,  80.94847  W 
  Population  (1990):  6597  (2487  housing  units) 
  Area:  9.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  44041 




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