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noun

a novel (1977) by Toni Morrison.

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Song of Solomon

noun

the Song of Solomon a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of dramatic love poems traditionally ascribed to SolomonAlso known as: the Song of Songs, the Canticle of Canticles
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Cultural definitions for Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon

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.

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