Definition of Genoese

1. Noun. A native or resident of Genoa.

Group relationships: Genoa, Genova
Generic synonyms: Italian

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants. "The Genoese sailor we call Columbus"
Exact synonyms: Genovese
Partainyms: Genoa, Genoa

Definition of Genoese

1. a. Of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy.

Definition of Genoese

1. Proper noun. An inhabitant or a resident of Genoa. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genoese

Genghis Khan
Gengou phenomenon
Genipa Americana
Genista anglica
Genista hispanica
Genista raetam
Genista tinctoria
Gennari's band
Gennari's stria
Gentiana acaulis
Gentiana andrewsii
Gentiana calycosa
Gentiana clausa
Gentiana crinita
Gentiana detonsa
Gentiana holopetala
Gentiana lutea
Gentiana pneumonanthe

Literary usage of Genoese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The genoese Republic had accepted the lordship of Visconti at a moment of great peril, and was compelled to devote any interval of peace with Venice, ..."

2. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"1314 DD Doria, Conrado, genoese leader, and commander of the Sicilian fleet ; 1299 DD Doria, ... 1558 DU Doria, Giacomo, genoese historian ; 1270 DO Doria, ..."

3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Imperial fief in the fourteenth century, and kept it till after the fall of Constantinople. But the most remarkable genoese settlement in the ..."

4. A History of the Italian Republics: Being a View of the Rise, Progress, and by Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde Sismondi (1847)
"In 1298, the genoese admiral, Lamba Doria, meeting the Venetian commander, ... which they were continually breaking, the genoese conferred on that monarch ..."

5. Venice and Its Story by Thomas Okey (1904)
"To the amazement of her enemies, fleet after fleet was expedited against the genoese. Some minor engagements were fought with varying success, and at length ..."

6. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1874)
"Prohibition to trade with infidels—Its futility—Commercial policy of tho Italian republics—Genoa—genoese fleets and treaties with the Venetians—The genoese ..."

7. The History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy: From the Earliest Times by Niccolò Machiavelli (1898)
"Rene of Anjou and Alfonzo of Arragon aspire to the kingdom—Alfonzo is routed and taken by the genoese—Alfonzo being a prisoner of the duke of Milan, ..."

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