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Meaning of Carlisle

Car•lisle

Pronunciation: (kär-līl', kär'līl), [key]
— n.
  1. 1835–1910, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1883–89.
  2. a city in Cumbria, in NW England. 99,700.
  3. a city in S Pennsylvania. 18,314.
  4. a fishhook having a narrow bend.
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