Genevan
Genevan Ge*ne"van, a. Of or pertaining to Geneva, in Switzerland; Genevese. [1913 Webster]

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  • Genevan — Ge*ne van, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Geneva. [1913 Webster] 2. A supported of Genevanism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Genevan — [jə nē′vən] adj. 1. of Geneva, Switzerland, esp. at the time of the Reformation 2. of or having to do with Calvinism n. 1. a person born or living in Geneva 2. a follower of John Calvin …   English World dictionary

  • Genevan — adjective Date: 1573 1. of or relating to Geneva, Switzerland 2. of or relating to Calvinism • Genevan noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Genevan — /jeuh nee veuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Geneva, Switzerland. 2. Calvinistic. n. 3. a native or inhabitant of Geneva, Switzerland. 4. a Calvinist. [1555 65; GENEV(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Genevan — 1. adjective From, or pertaining to, Geneva 2. noun Someone from Geneva …   Wiktionary

  • genevan — adj. of or pertaining to Geneva (Switzerland) or its residents; of or relating to the doctrines and teachings of John Calvin in Geneva; calvinistic n. native or resident of Geneva (Switzerland); Calvinist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • genevan — ge·ne·van …   English syllables

  • Genevan — Ge•ne•van [[t]dʒəˈni vən[/t]] adj. 1) geg peo of or pertaining to Geneva, Switzerland 2) rel Calvinistic 3) peo geg a native or resident of Geneva, Switzerland 4) rel a Calvinist • Etymology: 1555–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Genevan — /dʒəˈnivən/ (say juh neevuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Geneva. 2. Calvinistic. –noun 3. a native or inhabitant of Geneva. 4. a Calvinist …   Australian English dictionary

  • Genevan — noun 1. a native or resident of Geneva • Hypernyms: ↑Swiss, ↑Swiss people • Member Holonyms: ↑Geneva, ↑Geneve, ↑Genf 2. an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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