noun Geth·sem·a·ne \geth-ˈse-mə-nē\

Definition of Gethsemane

  1. 1 :  the garden outside Jerusalem mentioned in Mk 14 as the scene of the agony and arrest of Jesus

  2. 2 :  a place or occasion of great mental or spiritual suffering

Origin and Etymology of gethsemane

Greek Gethsēmanē

First Known Use: circa 1534

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