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Sharon

(shā`rən, shâr`ən), plain between the Samarian Hills of central Israel and the Mediterranean Sea, extending c.50 mi (80 km) from Jaffa to Caesarea, and mentioned several times in the Bible. See also rose of Sharonrose of Sharon,
common name for several plants, especially Hibiscus syriacus, of the family Malvaceae (mallow family), and for St.-John's-wort, i.e., any species of the genus Hypericum of the family Hypericaceae (St.-John's-wort family).
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. Famous for its fertility in ancient times, Sharon later became swampland. In the early 20th cent., Zionist pioneers transformed it into farmlands with many settlements.

Sharon

(shâr`ən), city (1990 pop. 17,493), Mercer co., NW Pa., on the Shenango River, near the Ohio line; settled c.1800, inc. as a city 1920. An industrial city, its chief manufactures are textiles, foods, plastic and steel products, and electronic goods. The Shenango campus of Pennsylvania State Univ. is there. Shenango Dam and Reservoir (completed 1965) are nearby.

Sharon

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Plain of. a plain in W Israel, between the Mediterranean and the hills of Samaria, extending from Haifa to Tel Aviv

Sharon

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Ariel . born 1928, Israeli soldier and politician; Likud prime minister from 2001
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Sharron has been in receipt of ESA and the Department for Work and Pensions accepts that Sharron is not fit for work and yet she has now been placed in the Work-Related Activity Group and her benefit has been reduced.
Sharron, from Middlesbrough, helps to run a cub scout pack at Whale Hill Primary School where members can join in outdoor activities or learn valuable skills - all while having a good time.
Sharron Davies But Sharron is also famous for investing prudently in property and has owned a string, mainly in the South-west of England.
It was Sharron who visited a shelter and fell for the big eyes of the bull mastiff/great dane cross.
He went out on the prowl on the Thursday and then came back on Sunday looking very distressed," Sharron, of Parry Road, Wyken, said.
Sharron Angle served four terms in the Nevada state assembly and is the author of "Right Angle: One Woman's Journey to Reclaim the Constitution.
That first tattoo was of a butterfly on her belly, but Sharron admits it was not the picture she first wanted.
Last night's cause for the popping of champagne corks, raucous laughter and a thumping bassline that might still have been throbbing across the Heath as Clive Brittain's horses prepared to stretch their legs this morning was the 20th anniversary of the moment Sharron Murgatroyd's life changed forever.
After sacrificing so much for so long, Sharron Orton made the heartbreaking decision to leave her alcoholic partner to build a better life for herself and her children, in 2001.