- Genoa (Italian city)
- Genoa (city and province in Italy)
declension of Genova
From Latin Genua, possibly from the ancient Ligurian word for knee. Compare also Latin genu; alternatively it may derive ultimately from a Celtic root genu-, genawa ("mouth", i.e. estuary), making it possibly akin to the root of Geneva as well.
Gènova, /ˈdʒɛnova/, /"dZEnova/