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Sharon

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Sharon (שָׁרוֹן, Standard Hebrew Šaron, Tiberian Hebrew Šārôn) is the female name which can be spelt with one "r" or two (Sharron). It also refers to several places in the world: From an Old Testament place name meaning "plain" in Hebrew, referring to a fertile plain near the coast of Israel. This is also the name of a type of flowering shrub, the rose of Sharon. Various nicknames of Sharon include Sharai, Sharona, Sharry, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherye and Shazza.

Places in the United States of America:

It is also the surname of Ariel Sharon, Israeli prime minister.

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