Genoese

Definitions

  • Genoese carrack. 1542
    Genoese carrack. 1542
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Genoese of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants "the Genoese sailor we call Columbus"
    • n Genoese a native or resident of Genoa
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Genoese Of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy; as, the Genoese sailor we call Columbus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • genoese Relating or pertaining to Genoa, a city of northwestern Italy, or to the republic of Genoa constituted by its citizens, existing from the tenth century till 1797, and very powerful in the middle ages.
    • genoese An inhabitant or a native, or the people, of Genoa.
    • genoese Also Genovese.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Genoese je-nō-ēz′ relating to Genoa—also Genovese′
    • n Genoese an inhabitant of Genoa
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Usage

In literature:

A young Genoese will not look at a girl who lives in those houses along the Front.
"Aliens" by William McFee
It was captured after a determined resistance by the Genoese in 1379, but recovered in 1380.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
This Genoese navigator must throughout all history be called the discoverer of America, notwithstanding all the work of smaller men.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
This gave the Genoese great influence in Corsica, and the contest between the Pisans and Genoese began to distract the island.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
My grandfather's eye at this juncture was again attracted by the old Genoese woman.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
In Godemard's command was a very considerable body of Genoese cross-bowmen.
"Crecy" by Hilaire Belloc
The solo parts are allotted to La Sposina, a Riviera woman, and Il Marinajo, a Genoese sailor.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
As the ships neared each other, the Genoese crossbowmen hailed arrows upon the English, who hastened to grapple.
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler
Calvi was founded in the 13th century and in 1278 passed into the hands of the Genoese.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
The Genoese ships were smaller.
"Ancient and Modern Ships." by George C. V. Holmes
It became Genoese in 1527 and was strongly fortified.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Grechetto, and in France Le Benedette, Italian painter of the Genoese school, was born in Genoa, and studied for some time under Vandyck.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
A Genoese woman, to whom I paid a trifle for ironing my scanty linen, came one morning with some of my shirts in a basket.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Whatever the Genoese guides were in the old days, this one was a jewel.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
But in their haste to avoid it, they were encountered by Doria and his Genoese galleys.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
As early as the 12th century the Genoese had a settlement on the site of Bender.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Of this supposition we shall speak with more propriety in the Genoese School.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
In this century also the Genoese founded trading factories on the banks of the Dniester.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Lest France should infect Italy, the Genoese Republic must be annexed to the Kingdom of Piedmont.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
SHELL-SHAPED GENOESE CAKES AND BAKING TIN.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
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In poetry:

We build our ships in vain,
If no new shores we gain.
Though back and forth we track that Genoese
Who found fresh, wholesome room
For Freedom's root and bloom,
Yet shall we long to sail the unknown seas!
"Full-Fledged (Une barbe de jeune dieu)" by Maurice Thompson

In news:

But then, in the same year, the Genoese, who apparently still owned the title and deed to the property, ceded Corsica to France.
The year's events, listed at www. genova -2004.it, hint at these exchanges, whether between Flanders and Genoa in the 17th century or between Genoese culture and the rest of the world today.
LAST October I had the good luck to spend some time in Genoa in the company of some Genoese.
Part memoir, part culinary journey, The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken chronicles Laura Schenone's obsessive search for her Genoese great-grandmother's ravioli recipe.
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