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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.
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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]
(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)
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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.
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|Noun||1.||Eden - any place of complete bliss and delight and peace|
|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
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Eden[ˈiːdn] N → Edén m
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