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Eden,

in the Bible. 1 Son of Joah. 2 Priest. Perhaps this is the same as (1.) 3 See Eden, Garden ofEden, Garden of,
in the Bible, first home to humankind. In it were the trees of life and of the knowledge of good and evil. Having eaten the forbidden fruit of the latter tree, Adam and Eve were banished from the garden and God's presence.
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. 4 Unidentified trading center, possibly in Mesopotamia. 5 Place somewhere near Damascus.

Eden,

name of several rivers in England and Scotland. The principal one rises in Cumbria, N England, and flows 65 mi (105 km) NW past CarlisleCarlisle,
city (1991 pop. 72,006) and district, Cumbria, NW England, near the junction of the Caldew, Eden, and Petteril rivers. The city of Carlisle is an important rail center.
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, into Solway Firth. The Vale of Eden is a rich farming region.

Eden

 

a river in Great Britain. Length, 153 km. It originates in the Pennines, flowing between them and the Cumbrians in a broad valley and falling into the Solway Firth of the Irish Sea. The Eden has an abundance of water in winter. It is navigable to the city of Carlisle.

Eden

earthly garden of luxury; abode of Adam and Eve. [O.T.: Genesis 2:8]

Eden

1
Sir (Robert) Anthony, Earl of Avon. 1897--1977, British Conservative statesman; foreign secretary (1935--38; 1940--45; 1951--55) and prime minister (1955--57). He resigned after the controversy caused by the occupation of the Suez Canal zone by British and French forces (1956)

Eden

2
Old Testament the garden in which Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation

Eden

A concurrent, object-oriented, distributed operating system and language, based on remote procedure call. It has both synchronous and asynchronous message passing.

["The Eden System: A Technical Review", G. Almes et al, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-11(1):43-59 (Jan 1985)].
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