GENEVA


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GENEVAGene Environment Association (Studies)
GENEVAGenRad Extended VXI Architecture (VXI-based Functional Test System)
GENEVAGeneral Election Voluntary Agency (UK)
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He felt that he had lived at Geneva so long that he had lost a good deal; he had become dishabituated to the American tone.
She didn't rise, blushing, as a young girl at Geneva would have done; and yet Winterbourne, conscious that he had been very bold, thought it possible she was offended.
He had imbibed at Geneva the idea that one must always be attentive to one's aunt.
The young man admitted that he was not in business; but he had engagements which, even within a day or two, would force him to go back to Geneva.
It is a melancholy fact that I shall have to return to Geneva tomorrow.
His companion, after this, ceased to pay any attention to the curiosities of Chillon or the beauties of the lake; she opened fire upon the mysterious charmer in Geneva whom she appeared to have instantly taken it for granted that he was hurrying back to see.
This happier life at Geneva was put an end to by a severe illness, which is partly a blank to me, partly a time of dimly-remembered suffering, with the presence of my father by my bed from time to time.
My father accompanied me every day in a drive, and a gradually lengthening walk as my powers of walking increased; and one evening he had agreed to come and fetch me at twelve the next day, that we might go together to select a musical box, and other purchases rigorously demanded of a rich Englishman visiting Geneva.
I believe I was held to have a sort of half-womanish, half-ghostly beauty; for the portrait-painters, who are thick as weeds at Geneva, had often asked me to sit to them, and I had been the model of a dying minstrel in a fancy picture.
Lastly, some missionaries attempting to penetrate a long arm of the sea, would behold the not lofty surrounding mountains, sending down their many grand icy streams to the sea-coast, and their progress in the boats would be checked by the innumerable floating icebergs, some small and some great; and this would have occurred on our twenty- second of June, and where the Lake of Geneva is now spread out
Geneva is the world's ninth most important financial centre.
Angelina Romano of Geneva (Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Palatine)