One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the Italian seaport of Genoa or its inhabitants.‘a wealthy Genoese family’
- ‘The Columbus committee commissioned a well-known Philadelphia sculptor to cast a 9-foot likeness of the Genoese explorer.’
- ‘A free five-minute shuttle ride takes you to the beach club or the small town of Calvi, a lofty 13th-century Genoese citadel.’
- ‘It is also the best building by Genoese architect Renzo Piano for many years.’
- ‘Open-fronted shops sell the Genoese delicacy of farinata, a sort of crisp chickpea pancake.’
- ‘Maybe I'm biased because my husband is Genoese - but it seems to me that Genoa has something for everyone.’
A native or inhabitant of the Italian seaport of Genoa.‘no two Genoese will agree on the exact proportions of the ingredients of pesto’‘the Genoese had trading enclaves in Spain’
- ‘St Restitude is venerated for many other miraculous happenings, like the repulse of the Genoese by the villagers in 1732.’
- ‘The citadels in the various cities were also built by the Genoese.’
- ‘The Genoese have a reputation for working hard and eating on the hoof from hole-in-the-wall restaurants.’
- ‘Columbus was a Genoese working for the monarchs of Spain.’
- ‘Vassallo, a painter whose work is sometimes confused with that of his fellow Genoese, Catiglione, deserves more attention.’
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