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1. Bible The garden of God and the first home of Adam and Eve. Also called Garden of Eden.
2. A delightful place; a paradise.
3. A state of innocence, bliss, or ultimate happiness.

[Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek Ēdēn, from Hebrew 'ēden, delight, Eden; see ġdn in Semitic roots.]

E·den′ic (ē-dĕn′ĭk) adj.


1. (Bible) Old Testament Also called: Garden of Eden the garden in which Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
2. a delightful place, region, dwelling, etc; paradise
3. a state of great delight, happiness, or contentment; bliss
[C14: from Late Latin, from Hebrew `ēdhen place of pleasure]
Edenic adj


(Biography) Sir (Robert) Anthony, Earl of Avon. 1897–1977, British Conservative statesman; foreign secretary (1935–38; 1940–45; 1951–55) and prime minister (1955–57). He resigned after the controversy caused by the occupation of the Suez Canal zone by British and French forces (1956)


(ˈid n)

1. Also called Garden of Eden. the place where Adam and Eve lived before the Fall. Gen. 2:8–24.
2. a delightful place.
3. a state of bliss.
[< Hebrew 'ēden delight]
E•den•ic (iˈdɛn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eden - any place of complete bliss and delight and peaceEden - any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
2.Eden - a beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
Heaven - the abode of God and the angels
EdenasEdeno sodas


[ˈiːdn] NEdén m


n (also fig) Garden of EdenGarten mEden
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But first from under shadie arborous roof, Soon as they forth were come to open sight Of day-spring, and the Sun, who scarce up risen With wheels yet hov'ring o're the Ocean brim, Shot paralel to the earth his dewie ray, Discovering in wide Lantskip all the East Of Paradise and EDENS happie Plains, Lowly they bow'd adoring, and began Thir Orisons, each Morning duly paid In various style, for neither various style Nor holy rapture wanted they to praise Thir Maker, in fit strains pronounc't or sung Unmeditated, such prompt eloquence Flowd from thir lips, in Prose or numerous Verse, More tuneable then needed Lute or Harp To add more sweetness, and they thus began.
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