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PronouncedPron.KAHR-liel
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Meaning & History

Originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS". Later the Brythonic element ker "fort" was appended to the name of the city. This is the name of a city in Cumbria in northern England.
Entry added October 30, 2011   Contribute