Eden

noun
\ˈē-dᵊn \

Definition of Eden 

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 : the garden where according to the account in Genesis Adam and Eve first lived

3 : a place of pristine or abundant natural beauty

Eden

biographical name
\ˈē-dᵊn \

Definition of Eden (Entry 2 of 2)

(Robert) Anthony 1897–1977 Earl of Avon \ˈā-​vən \ English statesman; prime minister (1955–57)

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Other Words from Eden

Noun

Edenic \i-​ˈde-​nik, ē-​ \ adjective

Examples of Eden in a Sentence

Noun

The new store is an Eden for book lovers. some of the first Europeans to explore Polynesia thought that they had indeed discovered a tropical Eden

First Known Use of Eden

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Eden

Noun

Late Latin, from Hebrew ʽĒdhen

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Eden

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Eden

 (Entry 1 of 2)

in the Bible : the garden where Adam and Eve first lived

: a very beautiful natural place

: a place that is perfect for a particular activity or for a person who enjoys that activity

Eden

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Eden (Entry 2 of 2)

in the Bible : the garden where Adam and Eve first lived

: a very beautiful natural place

: a place that is perfect for a particular activity or for a person who enjoys that activity

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