Geneva

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geneva gin made in the Netherlands
    • n Geneva a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Geneva A strongly alcoholic liquor, flavored with juniper berries; -- made in Holland; Holland gin; Hollands.
    • prop. n Geneva The chief city of Switzerland.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Geneva A spirit distilled from grain or malt with the addition of juniper-berries: now called, by contraction, gin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Geneva je-nē′va a spirit distilled from grain and flavoured with juniper-berries, also called Hollands
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Quotations

  • Gerhard Kocher
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    “Is my dentist not bound by the Geneva Convention?”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. genièvre, juniper, juniper berry, gin, OF. geneivre, juniper, fr. L. juniperus, the juniper tree: cf. D. jenever, fr. F. genièvre,. See Juniper, and cf. Gin a liquor
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. genever, jenever, O. Fr. genevre (Fr. genièvre)—L. juniperus, the juniper; corrupted to Geneva by confusion with the town of that name. See Gin.

Usage

In literature:

They brought a doctor from Geneva, who gave her up in despair.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
Dr. W. H. Jordan, Director, State Experiment Station, Geneva.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
And the tenth, "The Bells of Cluse," to the pastoral Protestantism of Savoy, Geneva, and the Scottish Border.
"Our Fathers Have Told Us" by John Ruskin
Nuremberg, Geneva, Paris, Toulouse, Lyons, and other cities, their two hundred?
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
But is it not possible to match the water of the Lake of Geneva here in England?
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
But he belongs to London, to Geneva, to the Hague more perhaps than to France.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Their meeting at Geneva had been to some extent a chance one.
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
The place of departure in France for Geneva is Lyons.
"Rollo in Geneva" by Jacob Abbott
And now she had been brought to "try Switzerland" and Lake Geneva as a Lethe.
"Vagabondia" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
In which case, Geneva (which I hope would answer the purpose) is only four and twenty miles away.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
He found Shelley, whom he only knew by name, at Geneva, where he stopped.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
Unsuccessful attempt of the Bishop of Geneva and the Duke of Savoy to reestablish their authority over Geneva; it is henceforth free.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
Arrived at Geneva, Court sought out M. Pictet, to whom he explained the state of affairs in France.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
About two thousand six hundred of these exiles reach the hospitable city of Geneva by the end of February, 1687.
"The Vaudois of Piedmont" by John Napper Worsfold
Geneva has few attractions except its position and scenery, being in the vicinity of the most famous mountains in Switzerland.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
After this there came a day of rain, in which we set forth for Geneva.
"In Château Land" by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
Geneva, King's Daughters, bbl.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
The Catholic cantons lag behind those that have adopted Protestantism, and the latter are led by Geneva.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
The extreme Geneva party made a point of attending these early prayers.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
John Scory, appointed bishop of Hereford, had served as chaplain to the exiles in Geneva.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
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In poetry:

That time when Lord Cecil
Induced Sir Austin to wrestle
Delegated rushed up in a fever
From all over Geneva
"Clerihew – Lord Cecil" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
A pinch o' snuff to poison the whigs,
A gill o' Geneva to drown them;
And he that winna drink Charlie's health,
May roaring seas surround him.
"O'er The Water To Charlie" by Henry Morley
Ah, one is remembered of saintliest men
To lovely Geneva who comes not again;
Who left a sweet impress wherever he trod,
Humanity's helper, companion of God.
"Holiday Home." by Hattie Howard
I climb to the top of the highest of hills
And look to the west with affectionate thrills,
And fancy I stand by the emerald side
Of charming Geneva, like Switzerland's pride.
"Holiday Home." by Hattie Howard
The sun plays tennis in the court of Geneva
With the guts of a Finn and the head of an Emperor.
The sun plays squash in a tomb of marble,
The horses of Apocalypse are in his stable.
"Far-Darting Apollo" by Kathleen Raine

In news:

Roquette America Inc (www. roquette .com) celebrated the opening of its Innovation Center in Geneva, Ill. Just outside Chicago, on Sept 14.
The 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco debuts in Europe this year on the next-generation front-wheel drive Golf platform at the 2008 Geneva Auto Show.
AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon speaks during the opening of the World Climate Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
A Geneva woman with extensive experience in sales and marketing has been named as Sales Manager for Finger Lakes Grape Seed Oil .
A Geneva woman with extensive experience in sales and marketing has been named as Sales Manager for Finger Lakes Grape Seed Oil.
Geneva offers spooky Halloween events.
This pre-1895 photo provided by the Geneva Historical Society shows the Civil War-era paddle-wheel steamship on Seneca Lake approaching the Onondaga dock in Geneva, N.Y.
It's been 50 years since the first Jaguar E-Type made its debut at 1961's Geneva Auto Show.
The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to complete the domestic implementation of frequency allocation decisions made in 2003 at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva (WRC-2003).
Shuck , 4, of Geneva, died Wednesday at home.
In August, Frank and Norma Sloat of Warren celebrated their 60th anniversary, which was Nov 1, 2012, with family and friends at the Lodge at Geneva on the Lake.
Kate McAlpine, 23, a Michigan State University graduate at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, CERN, near Geneva, Switzerland, during an interview Tuesday, Sept 9, 2008.
Ponti had been hospitalized about 10 days ago in Geneva for pulmonary complications, the family said in a statement.
The fixed- spray system was patterned after research conducted at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva in 1998 and 1999 that used three spray lines at different heights.
2006 Geneva Motor Show Photo Gallery.
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In science:

In the first experiments, the avalanched photodiodes APD1 and APD2 are set at exactly the same distance from the source, so that in the Geneva reference frame they register counts simultaneously with a timing accuracy of ±5 ps.
Optical tests of quantum nonlocality: from EPR-Bell tests towards experiments with moving observers
BC2000 use as well a parallel set of tracks for solar metallicity computed by the Geneva group (Geneva or G tracks hereafter), which provides a framework for comparing models computed with two different sets of tracks.
Stellar population synthesis models at low and high redshift
Antoine Muller and his coworkers at the University of Geneva used such a system to perform QC experiments over optical fibers (1993, see also Br´eguet et al. 1994).
Quantum Cryptography
It runs between the Swiss cities of Geneva and Nyon, under Lake Geneva (Fig. 13).
Quantum Cryptography
One of the ma jor ob jectives of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is currently being built at CERN in Geneva, is to find it and determine its properties.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
The Geneva group searches exoplanets in a fixed volume of space, but theirs is not a volume-limited survey.
The Chemical Compositions of Stars with Planets: A Review
The European site is located at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, and runs parallel to the Jura mountain range, close to the CERN site.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
For the Geneva photometry database, they can be found in .
Variable stars across the observational HR diagram
Operations with weighted histograms are realised in contemporary systems for data analysis HBOOK , Physics Analysis Workstation(PAW) and ROOT framework , developed at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland).
Goodness of fit tests for weighted histograms
I thank the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution for supporting my stay at the Geneva Observatoire and at the CfA, during which I worked on this paper.
Observational Evidence for Tidal Interaction in Close Binary Systems
Operations with weighted histograms have been realized in contemporary systems for data analysis HBOOK , Physics Analysis Workstation (PAW) and the ROOT framework , developed at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland).
Chi-Square Tests for Comparing Weighted Histograms
The first comparison of such data with np phase shift predictions was made in 1991 in a thesis from the Freiburg group , where both the GW/VPI and Saclay-Geneva were studied.
Review of quasi-elastic charge-exchange data in the nucleon-deuteron breakup reaction
The Compact Muon Solenoid ExperimentMailing address: CMS CERN, CH-1211 GENEVA 23, SwitzerlandConference Note 1 Introduction With the advent of the LHC, a completely new regime in centre-of-mass energy for hadron-hadron collisions will be explored.
QCD Physics Potential of CMS
LHCb (Large Hadron Collider Beauty) is one of the four ma jor detectors of the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) experiment, that is currently taking place at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland).
Muon Identification in the LHCb experiment
This assumption will soon be tested at the Large Hadron Collider located at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland.
Searching for the Standard Model in the String Landscape : SUSY GUTs
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