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Berkley

[burk-lee] /ˈbɜrk li/
noun
1.
a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
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Contemporary Examples
  • While Berkley and Adelson disagreed on unions, they lined up on another of Adelson's pet issues: Israel.

  • All this data comes from numbers crunched by Professor Emmanuel Saez, director of the Center for Equitable Growth at Berkley.

Historical Examples
  • I inquired, as we turned into another path that led to Mrs. Berkley's mansion.

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  • As the two walked to the gate together they saw Berkley drive by with a friend.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • "Oh, no, I came up—I came up," he was not so ready to announce his purpose as Berkley.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • Berkley did not reply, but spoke to his horse, "Go on there, Jerry."

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • Berkley did not answer at once; then he parried the question.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • Berkley visited the house seldom, and rarely when Linda was at home.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • "You've not known her so very long," Berkley persisted in his argument.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
  • "You were within an ace of being killed, man," said Berkley gravely.

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