- a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus’ agony and betrayal. Matt. 26:36.
- (lowercase) a scene or occasion of suffering; calvary.
- New Testament the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36–56)
name of a garden on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem [Matt. xxvi:36-46], from Greek Gethsemane, from Aramaic gath shemani(m) “oil-press.”