Pronunciation: ( ju-nē'vu),[key] —n. 1. a city in and the capital of the canton of Geneva, in SW Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva: seat of the League of Nations 1920–46. 155,800.
2. a canton in SW Switzerland. 335,800; 109 sq. mi. (282 sq. km).
3. Lake of. Also called Lake Leman. a lake between SW Switzerland and France. 45 mi. (72 km) long; 225 sq. mi. (583 sq. km).
4. a city in central New York. 15,133.
5. a female given name. French, Genève(for defs. 1–3).