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Berkeley1 (ˈbɜːklɪ Pronunciation for Berkeley1

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noun

  1. a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay: seat of the University of California. Pop: 102 049 (2003 est)

Berkeley2 (ˈbɑːklɪ Pronunciation for Berkeley2

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noun

  1.  (ˈbɜːklɪ Pronunciation for . Busby. real name William Berkeley Enos. 1895–1976, US dance director, noted esp for his elaborate choreography in film musicals
  2.  (ˈbɑːklɪ Pronunciation for . George. 1685–1753, Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop, whose system of subjective idealism was expounded in his works A Treatise concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (1713). He also wrote Essay towards a New Theory of Vision (1709)
  3.  (ˈbɑːklɪ Pronunciation for . Sir Lennox (Randal Francis). 1903–89, British composer; his works include four symphonies, four operas, and the Serenade for Strings (1939)

Example Sentences Including 'Berkeley'

A Berkeley professor came on to warn that in three years ' time eighty per cent of the dot.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
It is called the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC).
New Scientist (2004)
It wasn't all men whistling hungrily in a gutter, any more than it was all dances in Berkeley Square.
Thomas, Rosie The White Dove
JORDAN did her bust to shine at the marquee bash in London's Berkeley Square.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Prosecutors said Peterson used a recently purchased boat to ferry his wife's body to San Francisco Bay from a marina in Berkeley.
canada.com (2004)
The Blue Bar: Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London; phone: 44 (20) 7235 6000; Web: www.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The idea was hatched on a boozy Tuesday night in October 2000 by two Berkeley college students.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
To someone like me who had grown up in a kind of ghetto, the cosmopolitan and libertarian atmosphere of Berkeley made me feel drunk.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
You ask to see a man called Sebastian Witherspoon, give him that, then meet me at Gunter's in Berkeley Square.
Bernard Cornwell GALLOWS THIEF (2002)

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