Carmel, Mount
geographical name mountain ridge NW Israel; highest point 1791 feet (546 meters)

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  • CARMEL, MOUNT — (Heb. הַר הַכַּרְמֶל), mountain range on the northernmost coastal plain of Israel. The range branches off from the Samarian Mountains and runs toward the Mediterranean coast. Its eastern border is the Jezreel Valley, in the south it is bordered… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Carmel, Mount — • A well known mountain ridge in Palestine, usually called in the Hebrew Bible Hakkarmel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Carmel, Mount — ▪ mountain ridge, Israel Hebrew  Har Ha karmel   mountain range, northwestern Israel; the city of Haifa is on its northeastern slope. It divides the Plain of Esdraelon (ʿEmeq Yizreʿel) and the Galilee (east and north) from the coastal Plain of… …   Universalium

  • Carmel,Mount — Car·mel (kärʹməl), Mount A limestone ridge of northwest Israel extending about 24 km (15 mi) from the Plain of Esdraelon northwest to the Mediterranean Sea. It rises to approximately 546 m (1,790 ft). * * * …   Universalium

  • Carmel, Mount — A hill of 168m. (556 feet) overlooking the sea. In its region Elijah and the prophets of Baal engaged in a struggle for the nation s allegiance (1 Kgs. 18). Elijah s triumph eliminated the threat of the religion of Melkart which the queen Jezebel …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Carmel, Mount — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mount Carmel — Mount Carmel, OH U.S. Census Designated Place in Ohio Population (2000): 4308 Housing Units (2000): 1790 Land area (2000): 1.683249 sq. miles (4.359596 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.683249 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mount Carmel —     Mount Carmel     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Mount Carmel     A well known mountain ridge in Palestine, usually called in the Hebrew Bible Hakkarmel (with the definite article), the garden or the garden land. In later Hebrew it is known simply… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mount Carmel (Illinois) — Mount Carmel Ciudad de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mount Carmel Cemetery (Hillside, Illinois) — Mount Carmel Cemetery The Bishops Mausoleum at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Details Year established 1901 Country United States …   Wikipedia

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