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Carlisle

[ kahr-lahyl, kahr-lahyl ]
/ kɑrˈlaɪl, ˈkɑr laɪl /
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noun
John Grif·fin [grif-in], /ˈgrɪf ɪn/, 1835–1910, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1883–89.
a city in Cumbria, in NW England.
a city in S Pennsylvania.
Angling. a fishhook having a narrow bend.
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Carlisle
/ (kɑːˈlaɪl, ˈkɑːlaɪl) /

noun
a city in NW England, administrative centre of Cumbria: railway and industrial centre. Pop: 71 773 (2001)Latin name: Luguvallum (ˌluːɡuːˈvæləm)
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