Garden of Eden

noun phrase

: eden

Examples of Garden of Eden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite the dreary downpour outside, the New Museum’s Spring Gala honoring George Condo and Mickalene Thomas—hosted at Cipriani South Street—was a Garden of Eden in full bloom. Maia Torres, Vogue, 4 Apr. 2024 Celebrate with light starters like our Garden of Eden Salad. Dwight Brown, Essence, 27 Mar. 2024 Or the tangled web of biblical and political concrete sculptures at S.P. Dinsmoor’s Garden of Eden. Paul Nicolaus, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Jan. 2024 When early European colonists first encountered the islands, the shimmering coastlines and lushly forested mountains reminded them of the biblical Garden of Eden. Frank Hulley-Jones, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 In her upcoming series, Pamela’s Cooking with Love and Pamela’s Garden of Eden , the OG Baywatch star breaks through the stereotypes and continues taking control of how she’s portrayed. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 5 Nov. 2023 Outlandish stuff, but even speculation of a more mundane sort — that prehistoric humans could have lived in Antarctica at a time when the content was not covered in ice, but was a veritable Garden of Eden — is an idea that has gained traction in some circles. Stephen C. George, Discover Magazine, 27 Sep. 2023 According to Waukesha County tax records, the 17.5-acre property was bought by Garden of Eden LLC, care of Dustin Maher in Madison. Jim Riccioli, Journal Sentinel, 17 Aug. 2023 Some have compared Barbie's journey as echoing the biblical Garden of Eden story. David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Garden of Eden was in 1535

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“Garden of Eden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Garden%20of%20Eden. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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