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A habitational surname from the Old English words beorce léah meaning birch lea
Any of several places, including a city in California
The University of California in Berkeley
A male given name transferred from the surname
A given name
A city in California
American choreographer and film director noted for lavish, synchronized dance routines in films such as 42nd Street (1933). a city on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay area in California. It is well known for its university. City (pop., 2000: 102,743), western California, U.S. Located on San Francisco Bay, the city was founded as Oceanview in 1853 and selected as a campus site by the College (later University) of California. The college, named for the philosopher George Berkeley, opened in 1873. See also University of California. Berkeley Busby William Berkeley Enos Berkeley George Bishop Berkeley Berkeley Sir William Moynihan Berkeley George Andrew
{i} male first name; family name; George Berkeley (1685-1753), Irish philosopher and bishop; Busby Berkeley (1895-1976) U.S. choreographer and film director; city in California (USA); branch of University of California at Berkeley which is also known as "UC Berkeley"; city in Missouri (USA); town Illinois (USA); town in Gloucestershire (England)
The University of California: w: Berkeley
Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley
University of California at Berkeley
George: 1685- 1753 An Anglican bishop & philosopher who tried to reconcile science & religion (Christianity) [3: Berkeley ]
a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan
later Baron Moynihan (of Leeds) born Oct. 2, 1865, Malta died Sept. 7, 1936, Carr Manor, Leeds, Yorkshire, Eng. British surgeon and teacher of medicine. He wrote or cowrote authoritative monographs on surgery to treat diseases of various abdominal organs, as well as Abdominal Operations (1905), a standard text for two decades, and Duodenal Ulcer (1910), which secured his reputation as a clinical scientist. He stressed obtaining medical evidence from living bodies on the operating table rather than from autopsies. He helped found the British Journal of Surgery (1913) and organizations to promote nationwide and international communication among surgeons and specialists. He was raised to the peerage in 1929
Berkeley Square
a square in London known in the 17th and 18th centuries as the home of many famous people including Robert Walpole and Clive of India
Busby Berkeley
{i} (1895-1976, born William Berkeley Enos) U.S. choreographer and film director
Busby Berkeley
a US choreographer (=someone whose job is to arrange the movements in a dance) who directed the dancing in many films in the 1930s. He is known for his impressive and imaginative style of dances, which were usually performed by groups of young women (1895-1976). orig. William Berkeley Enos born Nov. 29, 1895, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. died March 14, 1976, Palm Springs, Calif. U.S. film director and choreographer. The son of itinerant actors, he acted and danced in comedies from age five. After choreographing over 20 Broadway musicals, he was summoned to Hollywood to direct dance numbers for Whoopee (1930). His elaborate production numbers, innovative camera techniques, and opulent sets in such films as Gold Diggers of 1933 and Footlight Parade (1933) revolutionized the musical and offered escapist fare for moviegoers during the Great Depression. When rising production costs made such extravaganzas unfeasible, he directed less innovative but still popular films such as The Gang's All Here (1943)
George Berkeley
{i} (1685-1753) Irish philosopher and bishop known as "Bishop Berkeley
George Berkeley
known as Bishop Berkeley born March 12, 1685, near Dysert Castle, near Thomastown?, County Kilkenny, Ire. died Jan. 14, 1753, Oxford, Eng. Irish bishop, philosopher, and social activist. He worked principally at Trinity College, Dublin (to 1713), and as bishop of Cloyne (1734-52). He is best known for his contention that, for material objects, to be is to be perceived ("Esse est percipi"). His religious calling may have prompted his qualification that, even if no human perceives an object, God does, thereby ensuring the continued existence of the physical world when not perceived by any finite being. With John Locke and David Hume, he was one of the founders of modern empiricism. Unlike Locke, he did not believe that there exists any material substance external to the mind, but rather that objects exist only as collections of sensible ideas. His works include An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision (1709), Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710), and Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous (1713). He spent part of his career in America, where he advocated educating Native Americans and blacks. The city of Berkeley, Calif., U.S., is named for him
Sir William Berkeley
born 1606, Somerset, Eng. died July 9, 1677, Twickenham, Middlesex British colonial governor of Virginia. Appointed governor in 1641, he introduced crop diversification, encouraged manufacturing, and promoted peace with the Indians. A strong monarchist, he was forced to retire to his Virginia plantation during the Commonwealth period in England (1652-59). Reappointed in 1660, he faced crop failures and Indian attacks on the frontier. In 1676 Nathaniel Bacon mounted an expedition against the Indians in defiance of Berkeley's policy of fostering trade. Berkeley fought Bacon for control of the colony, which he eventually regained
UC Berkeley
{i} branch of University of California at Berkeley
UC Berkeley
the University of California at Berkeley one of the nine universities that are part of the University of California
William Berkeley Enos
{i} birth name of Busby Berkeley (1895-1976), U.S. choreographer and film director
university of california at berkeley
a univeristy in Berkeley, California



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    /ˈbərklē/ /ˈbɜrkliː/


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