American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest Italy on the Gulf of Genoa, an arm of the Ligurian Sea. An ancient settlement, Genoa flourished under the Romans and also enjoyed great prosperity during the Crusades. Today, it is Italy's chief port and a major commercial and industrial center. Population: 616,000.
- n. A province of Liguria, Italy.
- n. A city and the capital of the province of Genoa, and also the capital of Liguria.
- n. A placename.
- n. a seaport in northwestern Italy; provincial capital of Liguria
- From Genua, as the city was known by the ancient Ligurians; probably from Ligurian word for "knee", from Proto-Indo-European *genu, knee, i.e., angle, from its geographical position, thus akin to Geneva. (Wiktionary)
“ See Le Mesurier, _Genoa: Five Lectures_, Genoa, A. Donath, 1889, a useful and informing book, to which I am indebted for more than one curious fact.”
“In his "Excursions in Italy" appears of Genoa: "I looked back with longing-eyes at _Genoa la Superba_ and thought it well deserved the title.”
“GENOA - It took the single judge sitting in Genoa in this first stage of the legal process only about 20 minutes to close the case of Vika, the allegedly abducted Belarussian girl, and acquit the Cogoleto family, which fostered her for the summer holidays.”
“Genoa, is a professional football and cricket club based in the city of Genoa, Italy.”
“That summer in Genoa at the G8 there was a threat that Al Qaeda was going to use planes as missiles.”
“TV Guide Magazine spoke with Badalucco about his first suds experience and found out he's already been reprimanded by the voice of God! TV Guide Magazine: How'd a guy like you wind up in Genoa City?”
“Many historians believe he was born in Genoa, Italy, and his name was Christoffa Corombo or Christoforo Colombo, or one of several other names.”
“The Euro 2012 qualifying match between Italy and Serbia in Genoa on Tuesday was reportedly suspended due to riots and fan violence after only six minutes of play.”
“Chris Genoa is the author of Foop! and the forthcoming novel Lick Your Neighbor, which will appear in 2010.”
“He has been a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture and architect-in-residence at the Bogliasco Foundation in Genoa, Italy, and is an editorial board member of the Italian-based Nexus Network Journal and commissioning editor for Alphabet City.”
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