Genoese Gen`o*ese", a. Of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy; as, the Genoese sailor we call Columbus. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Genoa; collectively, the people of Genoa.

Syn: Genovese. [1913 Webster]

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