Berkeley


Berke·ley

biographical name \ˈbär-klē, ˈbər-\

Definition of BERKELEY

George 1685–1753 Irish bishop & philos.

Berke·ley

biographical name \ˈbər-klē\

Definition of BERKELEY

Sir William 1606–1677 colonial gov. of Virginia

Berke·ley

geographical name \ˈbər-klē\

Definition of BERKELEY

city W California on San Francisco Bay N of Oakland pop 112,580

Berkeley

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2000: 102,743), west-central California, U.S. Located on San Francisco Bay, the city was founded as Ocean View in 1853 and selected as a campus site by the College (later University) of California. The campus, named for the philosopher George Berkeley, opened in 1873. See also University of California.

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