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1. A city of southern California on the Pacific Ocean north of San Diego. It was founded in the 1880s as a health and beach resort.
2. (also kärls′bät′) See Karlovy Vary.
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(Placename) a variant spelling of the German name for Karlovy Vary
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(ˈkɑrlz bæd)

a town in S California. 60,800.
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Noun1.Carlsbad - a town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border; potash deposits
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
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When all this was so firmly established, Kitty began to be very much bored, especially as the prince went away to Carlsbad and she was left alone with her mother.
For instance, for some forms of disease, the patient drinks the native hot water of Baden-Baden, with a spoonful of salt from the Carlsbad springs dissolved in it.
I have just met our chambermaid on the stairs, and been informed by her that Maria Philipovna departed today, by the night train, to stay with a cousin at Carlsbad. What can that mean?
It is in a German-speaking country--in Bohemia, not far from Carlsbad. 'Remarkable as being the scene of the death of Wallenstein, and for its numerous glass-factories and paper-mills.' Ha, ha, my boy, what do you make of that?" His eyes sparkled, and he sent up a great blue triumphant cloud from his cigarette.
An industrial real estate company, DCT Industrial Trust Inc (NYSE:DCT) revealed today that it acquired a value-add, class A, 111,000 sq ft building in the Carlsbad sub-market of North County, San Diego, for an undisclosed amount.
Fresno, CA, July 24, 2014 --( Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has won a contract to install its TD-4100 XDC E09 oil in water monitor at the Carlsbad Desalination Plant in Carlsbad, CA.
Eddy County and the city of Carlsbad, N.M., agreed to hire a lobbyist to work in Washington, D.C., on behalf of their interests, including funding for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
INVASION: On a city of Carlsbad trail west of Carrillo Elementary School an invasive plant called Ward's weed re-sprouts after being cut back in the Bressi Ranch area of Carlsbad, California.
Carlsbad, CA, April 17, 2019 --( Thursday, April 4th, global dance fitness pioneer Judi Sheppard Missett was presented with the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Lifetime CBAD Award by President & CEO of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, Bret Schanzenbach during the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Business Awards (CBAD Awards) ceremony.
A flare burns on May 24, 2018 atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad, N.M., that Wayne Smith leased for ranching before his death in October.