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Gethsemane

[ geth-sem-uh-nee ]
/ gɛθˈsɛm ə ni /
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noun
a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matthew 26:36.
(lowercase) a scene or occasion of suffering; calvary.
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Origin of Gethsemane

From Late Latin Gethsēmani, from Greek Gethsēmaní, probably from assumed Aramaic gadh shĕmānē, from Hebrew gath shĕmānīm “oil press”

OTHER WORDS FROM Gethsemane

Geth·se·man·ic, geth·se·man·ic [geth-suh-man-ik], /ˌgɛθ səˈmæn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Gethsemane

Gethsemane
/ (ɡɛθˈsɛmənɪ) /

noun
New Testament the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36–56)
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