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 (kär-mĕl′) also Car·mel-by-the-Sea (-bī-thə-sē′)
A city of west-central California on Carmel Bay at the southern end of the Monterey Peninsula. It is an artists' and writers' colony and a popular tourist spot.
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(Placename) Mount Carmel a mountain ridge in NW Israel, extending from the Samarian Hills to the Mediterranean. Highest point: about 540 m (1800 ft)
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(ˈkɑr məl, kɑrˈmɛl)

Mount, a mountain ridge in NW Israel, near the Mediterranean coast. Highest point, 1818 ft. (554 m).
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They had taken the direct county road across the hills from Monterey, instead of the Seventeen Mile Drive around by the coast, so that Carmel Bay came upon them without any fore-glimmerings of its beauty.
At last she was able to take her eyes from the surf and gaze at the sea-horizon of deepest peacock-blue and piled with cloud-masses, at the curve of the beach south to the jagged point of rocks, and at the rugged blue mountains seen across soft low hills, landward, up Carmel Valley.
"Why don't you stop in Carmel for a while, It isn't so bad."
Everywhere from among the pines peeped the quaint pretty houses of the artist folk, and they were not prepared, where the road dipped to Carmel River, for the building that met their eyes.
We had all intended to go by diligence to Damascus, and switch off to Baalbec as we went along--because we expected to rejoin the ship, go to Mount Carmel, and take to the woods from there.
``containing a portion of the true cross, brought from the Monastery of Mount Carmel.''
He was shot by one of our lookouts at the cave-refuge at Carmel, through failure on his part to remember the secret signals.
CANAAN he now attains, I see his Tents Pitcht about SECHEM, and the neighbouring Plaine Of MOREB; there by promise he receaves Gift to his Progenie of all that Land; From HAMATH Northward to the Desert South (Things by thir names I call, though yet unnam'd) From HERMON East to the great Western Sea, Mount HERMON, yonder Sea, each place behold In prospect, as I point them; on the shoare Mount CARMEL; here the double-founted stream JORDAN, true limit Eastward; but his Sons Shall dwell to SENIR, that long ridge of Hills.
Carmel Partners Investment Fund II LP, has invested in Grosvenor Suites in San Francisco, Kukui Gardens in Honolulu and the Westwood Collection in Los Angeles.
On a 10-day tour of Eastern Europe, Carmel and District Cricket Club took on the Estonian, Latvian and Russian national teams.
Carmel turnover that was recovered by Tucker Bryant and punched in when Bryant Lester scored from two-yards out with 1:47 to play.
Feast masses will be celebrated today, July 16, in several churches and Marian shrines around the country in commemoration of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, marking the 767th anniversary of the widespread devotion to Our Lady's brown scapular.