Song of Solomon
Etymology: from the opening verse: “The song of songs, which is Solomon's” Date: 1620 a collection of love poems forming a book in the Protestant canon of the Old Testament — see bible table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Song of Solomon — n. Bible a book consisting of a love poem, dramatic and lyrical in character, traditionally ascribed to Solomon: also called Song of Songs or (in the Douay Bible) Canticle of Canticles: abbrev. Sg, Sgs, S of S, Song, Song of Sol …   English World dictionary

  • Song of Solomon — noun an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later • Syn: ↑Song of Songs, ↑Canticle of Canticles, ↑Canticles • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Song of Solomon — Song of Sol|o|mon, the a book of the Old Testament of the Bible, also known as The Song of Songs or The Canticles, which is thought to have been written by King ↑Solomon. It contains love poems which are considered to represent God s love for his …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Song of Solomon — Song of Songs, one of the books of the Bible (attributed to King Solomon) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Song of Solomon — noun a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of love poems; Canticle of Canticles. Also, Song of Songs …   Australian English dictionary

  • Song of Solomon — noun A book of the Bible in the Old Testament, also known as the Canticle of Canticles and the Song of Songs …   Wiktionary

  • Song of Solomon — See Song of Songs …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Song of Solomon — a novel (1977) by Toni Morrison. * * * …   Universalium

  • Song of Songs or Song of Solomon — Song of Songs (REB, NJB) or Song of Solomon (AV, NRSV) A poetic book in the OT attributed to Solomon but possibly written in the later part of the 6th cent. BCE. Other dates ranging over several centuries have been proposed. It is a series of… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Song of Solomon (novel) — For other uses, see Song of Solomon (disambiguation). Song of Solomon   …   Wikipedia

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