Definitions for edenˈid n
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: Also called Garden of Eden.
a delightful place.
a state of bliss.
Origin of Eden:
< Heb 'ēden delight
Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la(noun)
any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
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)
A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia
A paradise on Earth; a state of innocence
Various place names
, probably derived from a place name.
from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of compound names beginning with the element u0113ad.
Origin: עדן, perhaps from e-den "Steppe, garden".
the garden where Adam and Eve first dwelt; hence, a delightful region or residence
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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.