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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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In any case, Sharon and her mentors finally decided that Robin Padilla would be 'it'-and it turned out to be a great choice, because their comeback film, 'Unexpectedly Yours,' did blockbuster business at the box office.
Even though Sharon has walked down the aisle a few times, and been married twice, this was a bit more bridal and a little more age appropriate.
Married to violent bully Grant Mitchell, unhappy Sharon started a dangerous affair with his brother Phil.
BEIRUT: Lying in state outside the Israeli Parliament Sunday, Ariel Sharon was praised at home for being a military hero, while the Middle East united in condemning the former prime minister as a war criminal.
The intensity of those feelings appears to have faded a bit because Sharon left the public stage eight years ago, when he suffered a debilitating stroke and slipped into a coma.
The crimes that Ariel Sharon committed against the defenseless people of Palestine will never be wiped off the world's public opinion and he will always be despised in history," said Hossein Sheikholeslam on Saturday, press tv reported.
Some years ago, a cameraman proposed to Ariel Sharon that he photograph him holding a sheep.
SHARON Osbourne is to be unveiled as the new X Factor judge.
But this is knife killer Michael Morrison with long-term partner Sharon Brown.
JUDGE Dannii Minogue says she doesn't mind if Sharon Osbourne comes back on the show in the final week.
The elder son of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon began a seven-month prison sentence yesterday for illegal fundraising during one of his father's campaigns.