Edin sentence example
- The alluvial plain of Babylonia was called Edin, the Eden of Gen.
- When the Semites first entered the Edin or plain of Babylonia is uncertain, but it must have been at a remote period.
- Elliot, "On the Farinaceous Grains and the various kinds of Pulses used in Southern India," Edin.
- Edin; see especially Winckler's discussion in Or.
- James Grant's view that it may have been the earlier name of the castle, from dun (" the fort "), and edin (" on the slope "), conflicts with the more generally received opinion that the Britons knew the fortress as Castelh Mynedh Agnedh (" the hill of the plain "), a designation once wrongly interpreted as the " castle of the maidens " (castrum puellarum), in allusion to the supposed fact that the Pictish princesses were lodged within it during their education.Advertisement