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Geneva

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Definition a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; headquarters of various international organizations
  • There was a postcard of the Lake of Geneva leaning against it.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • After a pause, Alessandro said, "I was going to mock you, but the Rhone extends to Geneva, and bursts from Lac Leman full blown.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • It doesn't sound like much, but it is clearly a form of torture that should be outlawed by the Geneva Convention, even for use on SEALs.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Here is my passport; examine the visa—Geneva, Milan, Venice, Trieste, Delvino, Yanina.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • She interrupted him to ask if he remembered the name of the author whose book she had bought the week before to send to a friend in Geneva.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • My mom threatened me if I saw him outside of school, so going to Lake Geneva is a perfect place to hang out with him.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • According to the Geneva Conventions, subjecting prisoners to sensory deprivation was classified as inhumane.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • There were weekends up on Lake Geneva with the VPs, with a chosen few of the best retailers.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • The Reverend John Smeet, with his strangler's hands and his Geneva gown, walked as daintily as he had to the gallows.
    Stephen Vincent Benét  --  The Devil and Daniel Webster
  • The 1929 Geneva Convention, which Japan had signed but never ratified, permitted detaining powers to use POWs for labor, with restrictions.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • "Geneva," the man murmured.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • You know as well as I do that the Army adheres to the Geneva Convention.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • "Salut," Hoerni said finally, to a childhood friend from Geneva.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The one called Geneva stole, for example, but Easter was dominant for what she was in herself-for the way she held still, sometimes.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • At the talks in Geneva, we have also proposed deep cuts in strategic offensive weapons.
    Ronald Reagan  --  Tear Down This Wall Speech
  • 'There's an international Polish sausage exchange in Geneva.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It was vintage time in the valleys on the Swiss side of the Pass of the Great Saint Bernard, and along the banks of the Lake of Geneva.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Today he'd had a two-hour conference call with lawyers and clients in Hong Kong, Geneva, London and Sydney.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • They came from on high, from the people in charge of Peru's tb program, who had gotten them from Geneva, from the World Health Organization itself.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Never mind there's no shooting across the border in Pakistan, the illegality of the Taliban army, the Geneva Convention, yada, yada, yada.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor

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