Definition of Solomon in English:


proper noun

  • 1Son of David, king of ancient Israel c.970–c.930 BC. In the Bible Solomon is traditionally associated with the Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, and Proverbs, while his wisdom is illustrated by the Judgement of Solomon. Discontent with his rule, however, led to the secession of the northern tribes in the reign of his son Rehoboam.

    1. 1.1as noun a Solomon A very wise person.
      • ‘God is saying, every man, every woman is a Solomon.’