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Genʹoa

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from the Latin, genu (the knee); so called from the bend made there by the Adriatic. The whole of Italy is called a man’s leg, and this is his knee.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Geneva Bible (The)
Geneva Bull
Geneva Courage
Geneva Doctrines
Geneva Print (Reading)
Geneviève (St.)
Genii King
Genitive Case
Genius, Genii (Roman mythology)
Genius Loci (Latin)
Genoa
Genovefa (g soft)
Genre Painter (genre 1 syl.)
Gens Braccata
Gens Togata
Gentle (g soft)
Gentle Shepherd (The)
Gentleman (g soft)
Gentlemen of Paper and Wax
Geoffrey Crayon
Geology (g soft)

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Gen`oa