Pronunciation: (ēv),[key] —n. 1. (sometimes cap.) the evening or the day before a holiday, church festival, or any date or event: Christmas Eve; the eve of an execution. 2. the period preceding or leading up to any event, crisis, etc.: on the eve of the American Revolution. 3. the evening.
Pronunciation: (ēv),[key] —n. 1. name of the first woman: wife of Adam and progenitor of the human race. Gen. 3:20.
2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “life.”