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 (kär-līl′, kär′līl′)
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.


(kɑːˈlaɪl; ˈkɑːlaɪl)
(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of Cumbria: railway and industrial centre. Pop: 71 773 (2001). Latin name: Luguvallum


(kɑrˈlaɪl, ˈkɑr laɪl)

a city in Cumbria, in NW England. 102,900.
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My travelling instructions directed me to go to Carlisle, and then to diverge by a branch railway which ran in the direction of the coast.
CECILY:--"This is Miss Julia Stanley, who used to teach in Carlisle a few years ago."
She said she was visiting a friend in Carlisle and thought she'd call to see father for old acquaintance sake.
"When they can bend my war-bow, and bring down a squirrel at a hundred paces, I send them to take service under Johnny Copeland, the Lord of the Marches and Governor of Carlisle. By my soul!
Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) has announced the acquisition of Ecco Finishing, a privately held manufacturer of low and high pressure painting equipment and sealing applicators based in Skara, Sweden, the company said.
Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) on Tuesday revealed the acquisition of Ecco Finishing, a private manufacturer of low and high pressure painting equipment and sealing applicators based in Skara, Sweden.
Carlisle Events draws hundreds of thousands of people to Cumberland County each year for its eight spring, summer and fall car shows.
For an hour Nicola Carlisle repeatedly punched the pensioner to the face, head and body, pulled her hair, and sunk her teeth into her, leaving her victim covered in bruises, and with a fractured wrist.
Carlisle Construction Materials, the operating segment of Carlisle Companies Inc.
The ball went through a number of hands before Ewan Miller touched down and John Carlisle converted.