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Song of Solomon

noun
1.
a novel (1977) by Toni Morrison.

Song of Solomon, The

noun
1.
a book of the Bible.
Abbreviation: Sol.
Also called, New American Bible, Song of Songs.
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Song of Solomon

noun
1.
the Song of Solomon, a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of dramatic love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon Also known as the Song of Songs, the Canticle of Canticles
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Song of Solomon in Culture

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A collection of poems or fragments about sexual love and courtship, attributed to Solomon. In Christianity, these poems have been interpreted as allegories of God's love for Israel, the love of Jesus for his people, and so on.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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