Eden meaning

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Any delightful place or state; a paradise.
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(bible) The garden of God and the first home of Adam and Eve.
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A state of innocence, bliss, or ultimate happiness.
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(bible, place, proper) The garden where Adam and Eve first lived; Paradise: Gen. 2:8
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A delightful place; a paradise.
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(by extension) A paradise on Earth; a state of innocence.
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Various place names.
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(biblical) A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia.
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(person) Earl of Avon 1897-1977; Brit. statesman: prime minister (1955-57)
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An English surname​, probably derived from a place name.
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A female given name from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of Old English compound names beginning with the element ēad (“riches”).
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Origin of eden

  • Middle English from Late Latin from Greek Ēdēn from Hebrew ‘ēden delight, Eden ġdn in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew עדן (eden), perhaps from Sumerian e-den "Steppe, garden".

    From Wiktionary