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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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(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of Cumbria: railway and industrial centre. Pop: 71 773 (2001). Latin name: Luguvallum
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Car•lisle(kɑrˈlaɪl, ˈkɑr laɪl)
a city in Cumbria, in NW England. 102,900.
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