Gethsemane

noun
Geth·sem·a·ne | \geth-ˈse-mə-nē \

Definition of Gethsemane 

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

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

First Known Use of Gethsemane

circa 1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Greek Gethsēmanē

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