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Geneva

Ge`ne´va
prop. n.1.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 In form it was a small quarto, and soon superseded the large folio of Cranmer's translation.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.
n.1.A strongly alcoholic liquor, flavored with juniper berries; - made in Holland; Holland gin; Hollands.
Noun1.Geneva - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
Synonyms: Geneve, Genf
2.geneva - made in the Netherlands
city, Geneve, Genf, metropolis, Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland, urban center
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