Carlisle Definition

kär-līl, kärlīl
proper name
City in NW England; county seat of Cumbria.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A city in north-western England, the county town of Cumbria and formerly of Cumberland.

Wiktionary

A habitational surname​.

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other
A borough of northwest England near the Scottish border. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in Carlisle's 11th-century castle from May to July 1568.
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Origin of Carlisle

  • From Old English Carleol, from Celtic *cair (“fortified town”) + *Lugovalos.

    From Wiktionary

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