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kɑrˈlaɪl, ˈkɑr laɪlCarlisle

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  1. Carlisle(ProperNoun)

    A city in north-western England, the county town of Cumbria and formerly of Cumberland.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Carlisle

    county town of Cumberland, on the Eden; a great railway centre; with an old castle of historical interest, and a cathedral founded by William Rufus and dedicated to Henry I.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. carlisle

    A frontier town of England, in the county of Cumberland, wherein for many ages a strong garrison was kept. Just below this town the famous Picts’ wall began, which crossed the whole island to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and here also ended the great Roman highway. The castle was destroyed by the Danes, 875, restored in 1092 by William II.; was the prison of Mary, queen of Scots, in 1568. Taken by the Parliamentary forces, in 1645, and by the young Pretender, November 15, 1745; retaken by the Duke of Cumberland, December 30, same year. The cathedral was almost ruined by Cromwell in 1648.

  2. carlisle

    Capital of Cumberland Co., Pa. This town was shelled by the Confederates, July, 1863.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carlisle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carlisle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • I think it was a reference to Henry the first. Was he seen as a stupid or silly man? Maybe something like that
    LikeReply5 years ago
  • In an episode of Dr. Who, entitled "Hide", the Dr. asks his companion, "What is the opposite of Bliss?" to which she replies, "Carlisle." I don't get it.
    LikeReply6 years ago

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