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Berke·ley

 (bûrk′lē)
A city of northern California on San Francisco Bay north of Oakland. A branch of the University of California is here (established 1868).
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Berkeley

(ˈbɜːklɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay: seat of the University of California. Pop: 102 049 (2003 est)

Berkeley

(ˈbɑːklɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Busby. real name William Berkeley Enos. 1895–1976, US dance director, noted esp for his elaborate choreography in film musicals
2. (Biography) George. 1685–1753, Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop, whose system of subjective idealism was expounded in his works A Treatise concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (1713). He also wrote Essay towards a New Theory of Vision (1709)
3. (Biography) Sir Lennox (Randal Francis). 1903–89, British composer; his works include four symphonies, four operas, and the Serenade for Strings (1939)
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Berke•ley

(ˈbɜrk li; for 2,3 also Brit. ˈbɑrk-)

n.
1. George, 1685?–1753, Irish bishop and philosopher.
2. Sir William, 1610–77, British colonial governor of Virginia 1642–76.
3. a city in W California on San Francisco Bay. 103,660.
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Noun1.Berkeley - Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)Berkeley - Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
2.Berkeley - a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco BayBerkeley - 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 - a university in Berkeley, California
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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"Thanks for my work ethic, my love of Busby Berkeley films and club sandwiches, for teaching me the importance of handwritten thank you notes, and for giving me that signature Markle nose.
1895: Busby Berkeley, choreographer and director, was born.
1895: Busby Berkeley, choreographer and director who devised a style which revolutionised Hollywood musicals, was born.
The formerSuitsstar wrote: "Amongst the throwback things that I love (a '62 porsche speedster a la Dylan McKay in 90210, a bevy of Vargas girls, a Busby Berkeley film, or cooking over a charcoal grill), what trumps all is my love of writing (and receiving) a handwritten note."
Inspired by the work of American film director and choreographer Busby Berkeley, you can catch "The Sun, The Moon and The Stars" on Sunday at 11am, and on Monday also at 11am.
Inspired by the work of American film director and choreographer Busby Berkeley, you can catch The Sun, The Moon and The Stars on Sunday, at 11am, and on Monday, also at 11am.
Next, she runs to a park, where she is surrounded by a group of dancers who lie and stretch on colorful mats, filmed from above, a la Busby Berkeley, and then does a soft shoe, in a black pair of Crocs' newest style, Literide.
"Thanks for my work ethic, my love of Busby Berkeley films & club sandwiches, for teaching me the importance of handwritten thank you notes, and for giving me that signature Markle nose.
Finalists include hopeless romantics Matt (Martin Freeman) and Sam (Jessica Hynes, both pictured) with their Busby Berkeley musical theme.
Finalists include hopeless romantics Matt (Martin Freeman) and Sam (Jessica Hynes, both pitured) with their Busby Berkeley musical theme.
Included here are a soup tureen designed by Jean Puiforcat; Edward Steichen's portrait of Fred Astaire; a brass-framed mirror by Austrian Franz Hagenauer; a still from the Busby Berkeley film, Footlight; and The Portrait of a Young Girl in a Green Dress by the Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka.