Pronunciation: (kär'mul, kär-mel' for 1, 4; kär'mul for 2; kär-mel' for 3), [key]
1. Mount, a mountain range in NW Israel, near the Mediterranean coast. Highest point, 1818 ft. (554 m). 14 mi. (23 km) long.
2. a town in central Indiana. 18,272.
3. Also called Car•mel-by-the-Sea Pronunciation: (kär-mel'bī"&thslash;u-sē'). [key]a town in W California, on the Pacific Ocean: artists' colony and resort. 4707.
4. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “garden.”
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