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[kahr-buh n-deyl]
  1. a city in SW Illinois.
  2. a city in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton: coal-mining center.
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Historical Examples

  • At a meeting, in Carbondale, of certain members of the order of Molly Maguires.

    The Blind Brother

    Homer Greene

  • The first trip of an American locomotive was made on the Carbondale and Honesdale road.

  • Carbondale was then a thriving little village, with a few stores, a blacksmith shop, and about a dozen saloons.

    Tales and Trails of Wakarusa

    Alexander Miller Harvey

  • They went to Carbondale, Pennsylvania, where an uncle of Mrs. Kershaw's was living.

  • It has a public library, a small park, an emergency hospital and the Carbondale city private hospital.