Geneva Convention, the

Definition: Meaning of, Geneva Convention, the in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / dʒɪˈniːvə ðə;ðɪ;ðiː /

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  1. a set of agreements that establish rules for how people should be treated during wars, especially if they are wounded or taken prisoner. The Geneva Convention was first written in Geneva, Switzerland, in the 19th century and was accepted by most countries. It has been changed several times at later international meetings.
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