Carmel

[ kahr-muh l, kahr-mel for 1, 4; kahr-muh l for 2; kahr-mel for 3 ]
/ ˈkɑr məl, kɑrˈmɛl for 1, 4; ˈkɑr məl for 2; kɑrˈmɛl for 3 /
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noun

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-thuh-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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Carmel

/ (ˈkɑːməl) /

noun

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

Carmel

mountain in northern Israel, from Latin Carmel, from Greek Karmel, from Hebrew karmel "garden, fertile field."

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