[burk-lee; for 2, 3, 6 also British bahrk-lee]
- 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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Edgar was invited to study at the Berkeley School of Music in Boston and at NYU in New York City.Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar
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He came to Atari seven years ago, immediately after graduating from Berkeley.‘Asteroids’ & The Dawn of the Gamer Age
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Then Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley, California, made a bad batch of vaccine, and 40,000 children were sickened with polio.How Presidents Handle Pandemics
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Alexander Theodore Shulgin (often known as Sasha) was born on June 17, 1925 in Berkeley, California.
On leaving the Navy, Shulgin returned to Berkeley, where he earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry.
Robert Beaufort returned to Berkeley Square actually in spirits.Night and Morning, Complete
This is possible, it is not illogical, and Berkeley believes it.Initiation into Philosophy
When his secretary arrived, he sent her to Berkeley Square with the note.
The taxi turned into Berkeley Street, and Eric held out his hand.
Berkeley gives both, in the most sparkling of his dialogues.A Letter to Dion
- a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay: seat of the University of California. Pop: 102 049 (2003 est)
- (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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Berkeley is the location of a distinguished branch of the University of California. The University of California at Berkeley has been a center for student activism and social-change movements, particularly in the 1960s and early 1970s.
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