Origin of genevaDutch genever ; from Old French genevre, juniper berry ; from Classical Latin juniperus, juniper
- city in SW Switzerland, on Lake Geneva
- canton of SW Switzerland, largely the city of Geneva & its suburbs: 109 sq mi (282 sq km)
- lake in SW Switzerland, on the French border: 224 sq mi (580 sq km)
A city of southwest Switzerland located on Lake Geneva and bisected by the Rhone River. Originally an ancient Celtic settlement, it was a focal point of the Reformation after the arrival of John Calvin in 1536. Geneva was the headquarters of the League of Nations (1920–1946) and is still the site of many international organizations.