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In the New Testament, a garden east of Jerusalem near the foot of the Mount of Olives. It was the scene of Jesus's agony and betrayal.


An instance or a place of great suffering.

[After Gethsemane.]


(Bible) New Testament the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36–56)


(gɛθˈsɛm ə ni)

1. a garden E of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kidron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matt. 26:36.
2. (l.c.) a scene or occasion of suffering; calvary.


nGethsemane no art, → Gethsemani no art


[gɛθˈsɛmənɪ] nGetsemani m
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