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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 Berkeleynoun

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

  2. Berkeleynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Berkeleynoun

    from the words beorce léah meaning birch lea.

  2. Berkeleynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Berkeleynoun

    Any of several places, including a city in California.

  4. Berkeleynoun

    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.

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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. Carole Porter:

    Senator Harris and I took the bus to Thousand Oaks School in Berkeley together, senator Harris lived around the corner from me on Bancroft, I grew up on Browning Street. We caught the bus to Thousand Oaks School in Berkeley on the corner of Bancroft and Browning St. every weekday morning.

  2. Ann Coulter:

    I think I’m still going to Berkeley, but there will be no speech.

  3. Sujit Choudhry:

    I will immediately begin a leave of absence as Dean of Berkeley Law, in order to ensure that this lawsuit does not become a distraction for the Law School, the University, and our community.

  4. 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.

  5. Shannon Arthur:

    You saw Berkeley, seeing people really get hurt and bloody is something we don't want for our school population.

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