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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.
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(kɑːˈlaɪl; ˈkɑːlaɪl)
(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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(kɑrˈlaɪl, ˈkɑr laɪl)

a city in Cumbria, in NW England. 102,900.
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She was jailed for five years in October for fraud when she tried to change the will of a patient in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Police and officials swooped on a travellers' site near Carlisle, Cumbria, in October after a tip-off.
Police were called to the stretch in Carlisle, Cumbria, just before 11.25am yesterday.
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Ian Brown and co will play in Halifax, West Yorkshire, and Carlisle, Cumbria, with tickets going for a bargain [euro]32.
11 March 2016 - UK-based specialist primary care infrastructure investor MedicX Fund Ltd., (LSE: MXF) has contracted to acquire a modern primary healthcare medical centre in Carlisle, Cumbria, the company said.
Jordan Watson, 14, was discovered in a secluded part of St John the Baptist Church cemetery in Carlisle, Cumbria, by a member of the public last Tuesday.
Police said the "savage and brutal" attack on Jordan Watson had shocked officers working on the case in Carlisle, Cumbria.
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On November 5, the 48-year-old was stopped by Cumbria Police driving on the A69 Brampton Bypass in Carlisle, Cumbria, as part of Operation Volunteer.