[kahr-muh l, kahr-mel for 1, 4; kahr-muh l for 2; kahr-mel for 3]
- Mount, a mountain range in NW Israel, near the Mediterranean coast. Highest point, 1818 feet (554 meters). 14 miles (23 km) long.
- a town in central Indiana.
- Also called Car·mel-by-the-Sea [kahr-mel-bahy-th uh-see] /kɑrˈmɛlˌbaɪ ðəˈsi/. a town in W California, on the Pacific Ocean: artists' colony and resort.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “garden.”
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Examples from the Web for carmel
The Carmel blaze was a failed test, both horrible and useful.
Strong easterly winds drove the fire down the westerly slopes of the Carmel Range.
Actually, “Drag Queen Barbie is the most fabulous Barbie yet,” adds Carmel Lobello at Death and Taxes.Mattel’s Buzzy New ‘Drag Queen Barbie’ Is No Cross Dresser
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In fact, we overlooked the tribe or inheritance of Zebulon from Carmel to Tabor.
Besides the above journey I made an excursion in 1859 on the summit of Carmel itself.
Elijah on Carmel is a striking example of power in this special pleading.George Muller of Bristol
Arthur T. Pierson
They haunt not only Carmel and Lebanon, but many portions of the coast tract.
Fine olive-groves are also to be seen on Carmel,246 in the neighbourhood of Esfia.
- 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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Word Origin and History for carmel
mountain in northern Israel, from Latin Carmel, from Greek Karmel, from Hebrew karmel "garden, fertile field."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper