AskDefine | Define eden

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1 any place of complete bliss and delight and peace [syn: paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la]
2 a beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man) [syn: Garden of Eden]

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Cardinal number

  1. one


Cardinal number


Extensive Definition

Eden may refer to:


Art and entertainment

Film and television



Eden: The Zhang Chronicles, a machinima done in the Crysis engine.




Geographic landforms

Municipalities and communities

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Institutions or landmarks

  • Camp Eden, a Danish military base near al-Qurnah, Iraq closed in 2004
  • Eden House, a detention unit for mentally challenged children established in 1982 within the boundaries of the Child and Parent Resource Institute in London, Ontario, Canada
  • Eden Project, an environmental project in Cornwall, England
  • Eden Theological Seminary, a seminary of the United Church of Christ
  • Edens Expressway, an expressway north of Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadion Eden, Slavia Prague's football stadium

Other uses

See also

  • EDUN, an Irish fashion company started by Bono, Ali Hewson, and Rogan Gregory
eden in Czech: Eden
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eden in Italian: Eden
eden in Hebrew: עדן (פירושונים)
eden in Dutch: Eden
eden in Japanese: EDEN
eden in Norwegian: Eden
eden in Polish: Eden
eden in Finnish: Eden
eden in Swedish: Eden (olika betydelser)
eden in Volapük: Eden

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Agapemone, Arcadia, Big Rock-Candy Mountain, Canaan, Cloudcuckooland, Cockaigne, Eldorado, Erewhon, Garden of Eden, Goshen, Happy Valley, Land of Youth, Laputa, Never-Never-land, Neverland, New Atlantis, Pandemonium, Quivira, Shangri-la, Utopia, cloudland, dreamland, dystopia, faerie, fairyland, heaven, kakotopia, kingdom come, land of dreams, land of enchantment, land of faerie, land of plenty, land of promise, lotus land, millennium, paradise, promised land, utopia, wonderland
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