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Genevieve

[jen-uh-veev] /ˈdʒɛn əˌviv/
noun
1.
Saint, a.d. 422–512, French nun: patron saint of Paris.
2.
a female given name.
Also, Geneviève
[French zhuh nuh-vyev] /French ʒənəˈvyɛv/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for genevieve, saint

Geneviève

/ˈdʒɛnɪˌviːv; French ʒənvjɛv/
noun
1.
Saint. ?422–?512 ad, French nun; patron saint of Paris. Feast day: Jan 3
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Word Origin and History for genevieve, saint

Genevieve

fem. proper name, from French Geneviève, from Late Latin Genovefa, probably of Celtic origin.

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Encyclopedia Article for genevieve, saint

Genevieve, Saint

patron saint of Paris, who allegedly saved that city from the Huns

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