Berkeley

biographical name (1)
Berke·ley | \ˈbär-klē, ˈbər- \

Definition of Berkeley 

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George 1685–1753 Irish bishop and philosopher

Berkeley

biographical name (2)
Berke·ley | \ˈbər-klē \

Definition of Berkeley (Entry 2 of 3)

Sir William 1606–1677 colonial governor of Virginia

Berkeley

geographical name
Berke·ley | \ˈbər-klē \

Definition of Berkeley (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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