Bus·by [buhz-bee], /ˈbʌz bi/, William Berkeley Enos, 1895–1976, U.S. choreographer and musical-film director.
George, 1685?–1753, Irish bishop and philosopher.
Sir William, 1610–77, British colonial governor of Virginia 1642–76.
a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
a male given name.
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How to use Berkeley in a sentence
To see Berkeley take a step forward we think will probably have a domino effect.The US city that pioneered NIMBY zoning has finally abandoned it | Tim Fernholz | February 24, 2021 | Quartz
It was the week before Thanksgiving as my husband and I hunkered down with our newborn in Berkeley, California, learning from cable news that hospitals—like the one where we were—would soon be overrun by covid-19 patients.What giving birth during a pandemic taught me about progress | Katie McLean | February 24, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
In California, Berkeley, Oakland and Los Angeles have moved forward similar measures.Kroger to close more stores instead of giving workers hazard pay | Eli Rosenberg | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
I “Zoomed” – the word had become a verb almost overnight – with Kishore Mahbubani in Singapore, Yolanda Kakabadse in Quito, Judith Butler in Berkeley, California, Alice Ruhweza in Nairobi and Jeremy Corbyn in London.I Spoke To 99 BIG Thinkers About What Our ‘World After Coronavirus’ Might Look Like – This Is What I learned | LGBTQ-Editor | January 12, 2021 | No Straight News
I was writing a book on the Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna.mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry | Walter Isaacson | January 11, 2021 | Time
Edgar was invited to study at the Berkeley School of Music in Boston and at NYU in New York City.
I was also teaching my courses at UC-Berkeley much of that time, though I had time off in the summers and through a sabbatical.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America | David Yaffe, Scott Saul | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Berkeley-based economist Enrico Moretti is also bearish on the future of the region.
He came to Atari seven years ago, immediately after graduating from Berkeley.
Then Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley, California, made a bad batch of vaccine, and 40,000 children were sickened with polio.
Bacon proceeded next to Jamestown and defeated Governor Berkeley's forces there.
Governor Berkeley and many of his soldiers fled to the ships and sailed away.
Governor Berkeley at this time was aggravating the home situation of the Virginia colonists.
This action aroused Governor Berkeley who immediately considered Bacon a traitor, and a civil war or rebellion resulted.
Late in the afternoon of the same day a motor car, splashed with mud, drew up before the door of the house in Berkeley Square.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for Berkeley (1 of 2)
a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay: seat of the University of California. Pop: 102 049 (2003 est)
British Dictionary definitions for Berkeley (2 of 2)
(ˈbɜːklɪ) Busby . real name William Berkeley Enos . 1895–1976, US dance director, noted esp for his elaborate choreography in film musicals
(ˈbɑːklɪ) 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)
(ˈbɑːklɪ) Sir Lennox (Randal Francis). 1903–89, British composer; his works include four symphonies, four operas, and the Serenade for Strings (1939)
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Cultural definitions for Berkeley
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