PRONUNCIATION: (geth-SEM-uh-nee)

MEANING: noun: An instance or a place of suffering.

ETYMOLOGY: In the New Testament, Gethsemane was a garden near the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, and the scene of Jesus’s agony and betrayal. Via Latin and Greek from Aramaic gat samne (oil press). Earliest documented use: 1901.


GETS E-MANE - grows a lot of electronic hair on the head and neck

METH SEMANE - Amphetamine Week in Paris

GET HISEMANE - be awarded the trophy for "Best College Football player for the Year"