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Sharon (Saron)

Meaning: a plain

a level tract extending from the Mediterranean to the hill country to the west of Jerusalem, about 30 miles long and from 8 to 15 miles broad, celebrated for its beauty and fertility (1 Chr. 27:29; Isa. 33:9; 35:2; 65:10)

The “rose of Sharon” is celebrated (Song of Songs 2:1). It is called Lasharon (the article la being here a part of the word) in Josh. 12:18.