Genevese Gen`e*vese", a. [Cf. L. Genevensis, F. g['e]nevois.] Of or pertaining to Geneva, in Switzerland; Genevan. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Geneva; collectively, the inhabitants of Geneva; people of Geneva. [1913 Webster]

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