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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Genevese Of or pertaining to Geneva, in Switzerland; Genevan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • genevese Genevan.
    • genevese A native or natives of Geneva.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. L. Genevensis, F. génevois,


In literature:

I am by birth a Genevese, and my family is one of the most distinguished of that republic.
"Frankenstein" by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Did Genevese Necker possess such a Purse, then?
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
In fact for a long time his power was malevolently checked by the Genevese.
"Catherine de' Medici" by Honore de Balzac
Benjamin Constant, another Genevese, was a kindred spirit, who shared with Madame de Stael a delightful and profitable intimacy.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865" by Various
Gallatin brought no prudishness and no orthodoxy in his Genevese baggage.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
The great Genevese citizen has found a still greater successor.
"Selected Essays" by Karl Marx
Formerly the Genevese suffered unto death to preserve their independence.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
He was a Genevese by birth, Calvinist by blood, revolutionist by development.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The terms in which she uttered her belief outweighed the advice of the sober Genevese.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
A Genevese, he settled in England in 1606, and was regarded as the highest authority in mental and nervous affections.
"Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles" by Daniel Hack Tuke
Did he not make it a law, that no Genevese should invite more than ten persons to dinner?
"Klytia" by George Taylor
Genevese society contrasted sadly, in her estimation, with the brilliant circle of her Parisian friends.
"Lives of Celebrated Women" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
In 1742 came P. Martel and several other Genevese, in 1760 H.B.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The personal character of the Genevese philosopher was still little known.
"Aspects and Impressions" by Edmund Gosse
The first of these was Necker, a Genevese financier.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7" by Various
J.J. Rousseau is, of course, the great Genevese of the 18th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
His influence was for a long time checked by the hatred of the Genevese.
"The Works of Honoré de Balzac" by HonorĂ© de Balzac
M. Bost, a Genevese author, appealed to Victor Hugo for his intervention in the discussion.
"Victor Hugo: His Life and Works" by G. Barnett Smith
Indeed the dress, physiognomy, and manners of old Geneva might make an American Genevese fancy himself at home on the Leman.
"Pencillings by the Way" by N. Parker Willis
The Genevese were prepared for any sacrifices to preserve their liberties.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay