Definition of Rose of Sharon
1. Noun. Asiatic shrub or small shrubby tree having showy bell-shaped rose or purple or white flowers and usually three-lobed leaves; widely cultivated in temperate North America and Europe.
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Literary usage of Rose of Sharon
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1. Geographic Influences in Old Testament Masterpieces by Laura Hulda Wild (1915)
"The particular flower mentioned in the Song of Songs as the rose of Sharon is by some supposed to be the rockrose found on Mount Carmel, although it is ..."
2. The Standard Oratorios: Their Stories, Their Music, and Their Composers; a by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"The rose of Sharon," a dramatic oratorio founded on the Song of Solomon, the words selected from the Scriptures and arranged by Joseph Bennett, ..."
3. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"rose of Sharon (The), Cant. ¡i. 1. Solomon says : ' I am the Ros« of Sharon. ... Christ is also called the rose of Sharon, ie the wild rose. ..."
4. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1910)
"CHAPTER XXX ORATORIOS OF ENGLISH COMPOSERS Musical Influences in England — Eminent British Musicians of the Day — Mackenzie's "rose of Sharon"— Other Living ..."