Associations to the word «Genoa»


GENOA, proper noun. A province of Liguria, Italy.
GENOA, proper noun. A city and the capital of the province of Genoa, and also the capital of Liguria.
GENOA, proper noun. A placename.
GENOA, noun. (nautical) A staysail that resembles a jib but extends aft beyond the mast.
GENOA, noun. Genoa cake
GENOA CAKE, noun. A fruitcake consisting of sultanas, currants or raisins, glacé cherries, almonds, and candied orange peel or essence, cooked in a batter of flour, eggs, butter, and sugar.
GENOA CAKES, noun. Plural of Genoa cake

Dictionary definition

GENOA, noun. A seaport in northwestern Italy; provincial capital of Liguria.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats