the place where Adam and Eve lived before the Fall. Genesis 2:8–24.
any delightful region or abode; paradise.
a state of perfect happiness or bliss.
a town in northern North Carolina.
- Also called Gar·den of E·den (for defs. 1-3).
- E·den·ic [ee-den-ik], /iˈdɛn ɪk/, adjective
Other definitions for Eden (2 of 2)
(Robert) Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897–1977, British statesman: prime minister 1955–57.
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How to use Eden in a sentence
This hidden Eden continues to baffle geologists with its oculus of volcanic stone.
Runner-Up: Pauline Etienne, Eden I could not take my eyes off this immensely talented Belgian actress.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory | Marlow Stern | September 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Art can be an accomplice to the process of destroying Eden but is never the sole agent.
But unlike Hobby Lobby, who rejected just four types of contraception, Eden Foods is rejecting all of them.
If Eden Foods wins their case, they can refuse to pay for all 20.
Even Eden was not complete until man appeared in it, though, as usual, he made trouble shortly afterward.The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
He read on, but not to the end; for as he read he came to one paragraph that made him fancy that Mr. Eden was by his very side.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
He ran and got Mr. Eden's ring out of pawn, and kissed it and put it on; next he liberated his hat.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
God first told Adam to dress the Garden of Eden, and to keep it, and then permitted him to eat of the fruit of his labor.
The Greta is an excellent trolling stream, but the fish are not near the average weight of those in the Eden.The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
British Dictionary definitions for Eden (1 of 2)
Also called: Garden of Eden Old Testament the garden in which Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
a delightful place, region, dwelling, etc; paradise
a state of great delight, happiness, or contentment; bliss
- Edenic (iːˈdɛnɪk), adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Eden (2 of 2)
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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