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A city in Switzerland, noted in the 17th century for its Protestantism.

Geneva bands two white cloth strips attached to the collar of some Protestants' clerical dress, as originally worn by Calvinists in Geneva.

Geneva Bible an English translation of the Bible published in 1560 by Protestant scholars working in Europe.

Geneva Convention an international agreement first made at Geneva in 1864 and later revised, governing the status and treatment of captured and wounded military personnel and civilians in wartime.

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