Definition for Gethsemane

Gethsemane, proper n. [L. < Gk < Aramaic gath shemani, oil-press.]

  1. Garden on the Mount of Olives; place where Jesus Christ atoned for the sins of mankind; place in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed and arrested; (see Matthew 26:36).
  2. Scene of agony; circumstance of unimaginable pain; situation of extreme anguish.

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