Sharon, Plain of
geographical name region Israel on coast between Mt. Carmel & Jaffa

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  • Sharon, Plain of — Mediterranean coastal plain, western Israel. Extending about 55 mi (90 km) from Mount Carmel to Tel Aviv–Yafo and roughly triangular in shape, it has been inhabited since remote antiquity. Its name occurs in the Bible and is mentioned in Egyptian …   Universalium

  • Sharon,Plain of — Shar·on (shărʹən), Plain of A fertile plain of western Israel extending along the Mediterranean coast south of Haifa. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sharon plain — The Sharon Plain (Lang he|שרון) is the northern half of the coastal plain of Israel. Its largest city is Netanya.The Plain lies between the Mediterranean Sea to the west and the hills of Samaria, convert|15|km|mi to the east. It stretches from… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharon — /shar euhn/, n. 1. a fertile coastal plain in ancient Palestine: now a coastal region N of Tel Aviv in Israel. 2. a city in W Pennsylvania. 19,057. 3. a town in E Massachusetts. 13,601. 4. Also, Sharen. a female given name: from a Hebrew word… …   Universalium

  • plain — plain1 plainly, adv. plainness, n. /playn/, adj., plainer, plainest, adv., n. adj. 1. clear or distinct to the eye or ear: a plain trail to the river; to stand in plain view. 2. clear to the mind; evident, manifest, or obvious: to make one s… …   Universalium

  • Sharon — (שָׁרוֹן, Standard Hebrew Sharon, Tiberian Hebrew Šārôn, Spanish Sharòn, Portuguese Sharão) can be a female or male name which can be spelled with one r or two (Sharron).Fact|date=July 2008 It also refers to several places in the world. From an… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharon Township, Johnson County, Iowa — Sharon Township is one of the twenty townships of Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is located on the southern county line, about convert|6|mi|km southwest of Iowa City (at Township 78 North, Range 7 West of the 5th Principal Meridian). It… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharon — Sharon1 [sher′ən] n. [? contr. < ROSE OF SHARON] a feminine name Sharon2 [sher′ən] Plain of coastal plain in W Israel, extending from Tel Aviv to Mount Carmel …   English World dictionary

  • Sharon, Pennsylvania — Geobox|City name = Sharon official name = category = City image size = image caption = flag size = symbol = symbol size = etymology type = etymology = nickname = The Friendly City motto = country = United States country state = Pennsylvania state …   Wikipedia

  • Sharon Steel Corporation — The Sharon Steel Corporation was one a steel plant, and is notable due to its contribution toward the growth of the iron and steel industry in the Shenango River Valley, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. The longest surviving was the Sharon Iron… …   Wikipedia

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