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Gethsemane

[geth-sem-uh-nee] /gɛθˈsɛm ə ni/
noun
1.
a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matt. 26:36.
2.
(lowercase) a scene or occasion of suffering; calvary.
Related forms
Gethsemanic, gethsemanic
[geth-suh-man-ik] /ˌgɛθ səˈmæn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
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Gethsemane

/ɡɛθˈsɛmənɪ/
noun
1.
(New Testament) the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36–56)
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name of a garden on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem [Matt. xxvi:36-46], from Greek Gethsemane, from Aramaic gath shemani(m) "oil-press."

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