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Definition of Geneva

Geneva

  1. The chief city of Switzerland.
  2. A strongly alcoholic liquor, flavored with juniper berries; -- made in Holland; Holland gin; Hollands.

Geneva Quotations

War is a racket. It always has been... A few profit - and the many pay. But there is a way to stop it. You can't end it by disarmament conferences. You can't eliminate it by peace parleys at Geneva. Well-meaning but impractical groups can't wipe it out by resolutions. It can be smashed effectively only by taking the profit out of war.
Smedley Butler

Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.
Norman Schwarzkopf

Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.
Russell Baker

It's never acceptable to target civilians. It violates the Geneva Accords, it violates the international law of war and it violates all principles of morality.
Alan Dershowitz

A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
Andrew Vachss
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Geneva Translations

geneva in Afrikaans is Geneve
geneva in Portuguese is Genebra
geneva in Spanish is Ginebra
geneva in Swedish is genever

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