American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An instance or a place of great suffering.
- After Gethsemane . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As though the main trouble were not enough, the poor little wife was further smitten with the two-edged mental anguish which is the experience of sensitive women whose husbands neglect them at this crisis of the maternal gethsemane.”
“But at gethsemane Church in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg in what is now the most fashionable district of the former east, she said Germany still bears the scars of division.”
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