Definitions for edenˈid n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

E•denˈid n(n.)

  1. Category: Bible

    Ref: Also called Garden of Eden.

  2. a delightful place.

  3. a state of bliss.

Origin of Eden:

< Heb 'ēden delight

E•den•iciˈdɛn ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la(noun)

    any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

  2. Eden, Garden of Eden(noun)

    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)

Wiktionary

  1. Eden(ProperNoun)

    A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia

  2. Eden(ProperNoun)

    A paradise on Earth; a state of innocence

  3. Eden(ProperNoun)

    Various place names

  4. Eden(ProperNoun)

    , probably derived from a place name.

  5. Eden(ProperNoun)

    from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of compound names beginning with the element u0113ad.

  6. Origin: עדן, perhaps from e-den "Steppe, garden".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eden(noun)

    the garden where Adam and Eve first dwelt; hence, a delightful region or residence

Freebase

  1. Eden

    Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The town, 478 kilometres south of the state capital Sydney near the border with Victoria, is located between Nullica Bay to the south and Calle Calle Bay, the northern reach of Twofold Bay, and built on undulating land adjacent to the third deepest natural harbour in the southern hemisphere, and Snug Cove on its western boundary. At the 2006 census, Eden had a population of 3,006. The eastern coastline has rugged cliffs at the southern end and a wide, sandy surf beach, Aslings Beach, north of the cliffs. The beach ends at the entrance to Lake Curalo, a safe boating inlet of Twofold Bay. Although the urban settlement of Eden commenced in 1843 the settlement was not officially proclaimed as a township until 20 March 1885. The town’s main industries include fishing, forestry, and tourism.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Eden

    Paradise, the original spot referred to by tradition wholly uncertain, though believed to have been in the Far East, identified in Moslem tradition with the moon.


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