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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Solomonnoun

    (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)


  1. Solomonnoun

    A very large champagne bottle (named after the king) with the capacity of about 20 liters, equivalent to 28 standard bottles.

  2. Solomonnoun

    A king of Israel famous for his wisdom.

  3. Solomonnoun

    In the Old Testament and Qur'an, a king of Israel famous for his wisdom.

  4. Solomonnoun

    A male given name from Hebrew.

  5. Etymology: From Latin Solomōn (variant of Salomon), from Ancient Greek Σολομών (Solomṓn), from Biblical Hebrew שְׁלֹמֹה (šĕlōmōʰ), from שָׁלוֹם (šālōm, " peace").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solomonnoun

    one of the kings of Israel, noted for his superior wisdom and magnificent reign; hence, a very wise man


  1. Solomon

    Solomon, also called Jedidiah, was, according to the Book of Kings, the Book of Chronicles, Hidden Words and the Qur'an a king of Israel and the son of David. The conventional dates of Solomon's reign are circa 970 to 931 BC. He is described as the third king of the United Monarchy, and the final king before the northern Kingdom of Israel and the southern Kingdom of Judah split. Following the split, his patrilineal descendants ruled over Judah alone. According to the Talmud, Solomon is one of the 48 prophets. In the Qur'an, he is considered a major prophet, and Muslims generally refer to him by the Arabic variant Sulayman, son of David. The Hebrew Bible credits Solomon as the builder of the First Temple in Jerusalem and portrays him as great in wisdom, wealth, and power, but ultimately as a king whose sin, including idolatry and turning away from Yahweh, leads to the kingdom's being torn in two during the reign of his son Rehoboam. Solomon is the subject of many other later references and legends, most notably in the 1st-century apocryphal work known as the Testament of Solomon. In later years, Solomon also came to be known as a magician and an exorcist, with numerous amulets and medallion seals dating from the Hellenistic period invoking his name.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Solomon

    sol′o-mon, n. a person of unusual wisdom, from Solomon, king of Israel (see 1 Kings, iii. 5-15).—adj. Solomon′ic.—n. Sol′omon's-seal, any one of several species of perennial herbs, of the lily family, genus Polygonatum, with simple stems bearing small greenish flowers: a symbol formed of two triangles interlaced or superposed, forming a six-pointed star.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Solomon

    king of Israel from 1015 to 977 B.C., second son of David and Bathsheba, and David's successor; in high repute far and wide for his love of wisdom and the glory of his reign; he had a truly Oriental passion for magnificence, and the buildings he erected in Jerusalem, including the Temple and a palace on Mount Zion, he raised regardless of an expense which the nation resented after he was gone; the burden of which it would seem had fallen upon them, for when his successor, following in his courses, ascended the throne, ten of the tribes revolted, to the final rupture of the community, and the fall of first the one section and then the other under alien sway.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Solomon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Solomon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Solomon in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Pryke:

    Most of the drivers of the tension have been in the country for many decades and generations, and a lot of it is born out of the abject poverty of the country, the limited economic development opportunities and the inter-ethnic and inter-island rivalry between the two most populous islands, so everyone's pointing fingers, but some fingers also need to be pointed at the political leaders of the Solomon Islands.

  2. Marty Mosby:

    That is what David Solomon's challenge is, that is why they're changing the management team.

  3. Kristin Kam:

    The Government of Solomon Islands did not respond to the U.S. Government's request for diplomatic clearance for the vessel to refuel and provision in Honiara, the U.S. Department of State is in contact with the Government of the Solomon Islands and expect all future clearances will be provided to United States.

  4. Linda Solomon:

    She was the heart and soul of our city. She did everything for our city, she once said when I'm not on stage, I am Linda Solomon next door. I would see Aretha Franklin at Kroger's. I went to the cashier and said,' Did you see Aretha in the produce aisles ?' She said,' She's always here.' She was down to earth, she was unassuming, she was wonderful to work with.

  5. Foreign Affairs:

    We are confident that under Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare's leadership, the government of Solomon Islands can restore social order and stability soon.

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