- Ariel,1928–2014, Israeli military and political leader; prime minister 2001–06.
- a fertile coastal plain in ancient Palestine: now a coastal region N of Tel Aviv in Israel.
- a city in W Pennsylvania.
- a town in E Massachusetts.
- Also Shar·en. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “a plain or flat area.”
Examples from the Web for sharon
I love the quote that Sharon Klein gave in the release on Deadline.The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year
October 27, 2014
Before he played, his wife, Sharon contacted Simon and told him that her husband was recently out of rehab.Inside London’s Wild Brixton Academy: How Gangsters and Kurt Cobain Made It London’s Top Music Venue
September 29, 2014
It is Ma who suggests to Rose of Sharon that she suckle a starving man.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
July 1, 2014
Welcome to “the new normal,” as Sharon Brackett, board chair for Gender Rights Maryland, referred to the race.It’s Trans vs. Gay in This Maryland Election
June 24, 2014
Murphy married Simon Monjack, a British screenwriter, in May 2007, and the couple shared a house with her mother, Sharon.‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy
May 30, 2014
If only her name were not Rose, and if only she were not coming from Sharon.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Listen, Rose of Sharon, for this is really the point on which I came to hold counsel.
And Besso needs no hakeem, or you would not be here, my Rose of Sharon.'
Is it the breeze that has travelled over the plain of Sharon from the sea?
The plain of Marathus is, next to Sharon, the most extensive in Phoenicia.History of Phoenicia
- Ariel (ˈærɪəl). born 1928, Israeli soldier and politician; Likud prime minister (2001–06)
- Plain of Sharon a plain in W Israel, between the Mediterranean and the hills of Samaria, extending from Haifa to Tel Aviv
Word Origin and History for sharon
fem. proper name; from the name of the fertile coastal plain between Jaffa and Mount Carmel, from Hebrew, short for yesharon, properly "the Plain," from stem of yashar "was straight, was even" (cf. Hebrew mishor "level land, plain"). A top-10 list name for girls born in the U.S. between 1943 and 1949.