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Noun: Berkeley  burk-lee
  1. A city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley
     
  2. Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    - Bishop Berkeley, George Berkeley

Type of: bishop, city, metropolis, philosopher, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: CA, Calif., California, Golden State

Encyclopedia: Berkeley, New Jersey