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ˈbɜrk li; for 2,3 also Brit. ˈbɑrk-Berke·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Berkeley, Bishop Berkeley, George Berkeley(noun)

    Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)

  2. Berkeley(noun)

    a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

Wiktionary

  1. Berkeley(ProperNoun)

    from the words beorce léah meaning birch lea.

  2. Berkeley(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Berkeley(ProperNoun)

    Any of several places, including a city in California.

  4. Berkeley(ProperNoun)

    The University of California in Berkeley

Freebase

  1. Berkeley

    Berkeley was one of several ferryboats of the Southern Pacific Railroad that for sixty years operated on San Francisco Bay between the Oakland Pier and the San Francisco Ferry Building. Built in 1898 by the Union Iron Works of San Francisco, she served after the 1906 earthquake, ferrying refugees across the bay to Oakland. Berkeley was in regular service from 1898 to the spring of 1958, when she was taken out of service for repairs. She never returned to service, as Southern Pacific decided to end all ferry service on July 29, 1958. Berkeley was put up for sale, and was purchased by the Golden Gate Fishing Company to be used as a whaling processing facility. Before she was put to this use, however, she was sold to ferryboat enthusiast and businessman Bill Conover. Conover had Berkeley docked in Sausalito, a small town on the Bay in Marin County, and converted her into a gift shop called "Trade Fair". However, Berkeley was not well-maintained in her gift shop incarnation and 12 years of serious deterioration took a toll. In 1973, she was sold to the Maritime Museum of San Diego. She was towed out of San Francisco Bay by tug on May 31, 1973 arriving 3 days later in San Diego where she was subsequently restored. She currently serves as the main "building" of the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Berkeley

    a town in Gloucestershire, famous for its cattle.

How to pronounce Berkeley?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Berkeley in sign language?

  1. berkeley

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Berkeley in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Berkeley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Berkeley in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Nilles:

    Berkeley is the opening salvo.

  2. Jeremy S. Anderson:

    There are two major products that come out of Berkeley LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.

  3. Larry Tramutola:

    No one can trivialize it as they can trivialize Berkeley.

  4. John Beilein:

    Lindsay truly values and embraces player development and a culture of winning basketball habits, her success at Cal Berkeley speaks for itself and her insight in our meetings, practices and games will hold tremendous value. After sitting with her, it was easy to see how she will connect quickly with our staff and our players, and we all benefit because of that connection.

  5. Spencer Brown:

    Young America’s Foundation has worked to bring Ben Shapiro to more than 30 college campuses in the past few semesters, and so we’ve seen campuses pull out all the stops in attempts to block him from speaking or ensure that the event is limited in size or accessibility, uC Berkeley’s attempts to block Ben from campus have failed because they met their match in YAF.

Images & Illustrations of Berkeley

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