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Sharon (plain, Israel)

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 Sharon. 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.

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Sharon (city, United States)

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.

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Sharon

Sharon a fertile coastal plain in Israel, lying between the Mediterranean Sea and the hills of Samaria, mentioned in Chronicles for its pasturage and the Song of Solomon for its flowers.

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