Berkeley

biographical name Berke·ley \ ˈbär-klē , ˈbər- \

Definition of Berkeley

George 1685–1753 Irish bishop and philosopher

Berkeley

biographical name Berke·ley \ ˈbər-klē \

Definition of Berkeley

Sir William 1606–1677 colonial governor of Virginia

Berkeley

geographical name Berke·ley \ ˈbər-klē \

Definition of Berkeley

city on San Francisco Bay, in western California north of Oakland population 112,580

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