Ariel, 1928–2014, Israeli military and political leader; prime minister 2001–06.
a fertile coastal plain in ancient Palestine: now a coastal region N of Tel Aviv in Israel.
a city in W Pennsylvania.
a town in E Massachusetts.
Also, Sharen. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “a plain or flat area.”.
Contemporary Examples

Sharon Begley reveals why scary flicks give us a powerful feeling of catharsis and reinforce old-fashioned beliefs about morality.
Why Our Brains Love Horror Movies Sharon Begley October 25, 2011

When Sharon graduated from a high school in Geneva, Switzerland, he reveled in her success, she recalled.
War Criminal Charles Taylor’s Daughter Defends Her Dad Robtel Neajai Pailey April 26, 2012

So should the allusion to the Vietnam War trump that of doomed Sharon Tate?
‘Mad Men’: The Bizarre Megan Draper as Sharon Tate Conspiracy Theory Jace Lacob May 28, 2013

One of my first memories of him was of driving up to Sharon, Connecticut for Thanksgiving.
Remembering William F. Buckley, a Year Later Christopher Buckley February 21, 2009

Bush took umbrage, but got over it; he clearly had enormous regard for Sharon.
My Moments With Ariel Sharon Seth Lipsky January 10, 2014

Historical Examples

As far as the eye could see on each side of the road, ran overgrown hedges of the Rose of Sharon.
The Automobile Girls at Palm Beach Laura Dent Crane

Is it the breeze that has travelled over the plain of Sharon from the sea?
Tancred Benjamin Disraeli

Lots of times she throw dat in my face, ‘Rose of Sharon’ when things go wrong.
Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1 Various

Listen, Rose of Sharon, for this is really the point on which I came to hold counsel.
Tancred Benjamin Disraeli

Could hate destroy, these had been the dying words of Sharon Whipple.
The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson

Ariel (ˈærɪəl). born 1928, Israeli soldier and politician; Likud prime minister (2001–06)
Plain of Sharon, a plain in W Israel, between the Mediterranean and the hills of Samaria, extending from Haifa to Tel Aviv

fem. proper name; from the name of the fertile coastal plain between Jaffa and Mount Carmel, from Hebrew, short for yesharon, properly “the Plain,” from stem of yashar “was straight, was even” (cf. Hebrew mishor “level land, plain”). A top-10 list name for girls born in the U.S. between 1943 and 1949.

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