Sharon


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Sharon: Sharon Fruit, rose of Sharon

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).
..... Click the link for more information.
. 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.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

Sharon

1
Plain of. a plain in W Israel, between the Mediterranean and the hills of Samaria, extending from Haifa to Tel Aviv

Sharon

2
Ariel . born 1928, Israeli soldier and politician; Likud prime minister from 2001
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Mr Douglas Otieno and his wife Melida Auma, Sharon's parents, were besides themselves with grief.
Sharon Mitchell, wife of Phil Mitchell, had ended the affair months ago, only for her and Keanu to sleep together again recently.
" That is what Sharon Cuneta thinks of Pierre Emmanuel Plassart, her eldest daughter KC Concepcion's French boyfriend.
Sharon's body was removed from MED 25 International mortuary in Mbita and ferried to her grandfather's home in Magare village, Homa Bay.
But, the problem was Sharon's heft at the time-which observers feared would be further exacerbated by Gabby's trimmer projection.
The primary text includes the following essays: Jerry Wasserman, " Walsh and the (De-)Construction of Canadian Myth" (13-28); Shelley Scott, "Sharon Pollock and the Scene of the Crime" (29-46); Jason Wiens, "Ownership and Stewardship in Sharon Pollocks Generations" (47-64); Cynthia Zimmerman, "Different Directions: Sharon Pollock's Doc" (65-82); Wes D.
SHOCK: Shirley arrives with Sharon's gun EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 Her make-up's been trowelled on and Stacey's done a great rescue job with her hair.
Sharon may be about to make it up the aisle with Phil, but she's had one of the most tortuous romantic lives in soap history.