Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Ge*ne"va (?), n. The chief city of Switzerland.
Geneva Bible, a translation of the Bible into English, made and published by English refugees in Geneva (Geneva, 1560; London, 1576). It was the first English Bible printed in Roman type instead of the ancient black letter, the first which recognized the division into verses, and the first which ommited the Apocrypha. In form it was a small quarto, and soon superseded the large folio of Cranmer's translation. Called also Genevan Bible. -- Geneva convention (Mil.), an agreement made by representatives of the great continental powers at Geneva and signed in 1864, establishing new and more humane regulation regarding the treatment of the sick and wounded and the status of those who minister to them in war. Ambulances and military hospitals are made neutral, and this condition affects physicians, chaplains, nurses, and the ambulance corps. Great Britain signed the convention in 1865. -- Geneva cross (Mil.), a red Greek cross on a white ground; -- the flag and badge adopted in the Geneva convention.
Ge*ne"va (?), n. [F. geni\'8avre juniper, juniper berry, gin, OF. geneivre juniper, fr. L. juniperus the juniper tree: cf. D. jenever, fr. F. geni\'8avre. See Juniper, and cf. Gin a liquor.] A strongly alcoholic liquor, flavores with juniper berries; -- made in Holland; Holland gin; Hollands.
result(s) from the 1828
GENE''VA, n. A spirit distilled from grain or malt, with the addition of juniper berries. But instead of these berries,the spirit is now flavored with the oil of turpentine. The word is usually contracted and pronounced gin.