Berkeley



Busby
[buhz-bee] /ˈbʌz bi/ (Show IPA), (William Berkeley Enos) 1895–1976, U.S. choreographer and musical-film director.
George, 1685?–1753, Irish bishop and philosopher.
Sir William, 1610–77, British colonial governor of Virginia 1642–76.
a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Among mainstreamers Shiller and George Akerlof at Berkeley are leading the charge.
How the Entire Economics Profession Failed Jeff Madrick January 7, 2009

The hijinx Llewyn finds himself in with the cat is worthy of a Busby Berkeley number.
‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Star Oscar Isaac Is About to Be a Very Big Deal Kevin Fallon December 4, 2013

As a reporter for the Michigan Daily, he covered the uprisings in Berkeley as a campus correspondent.
The Man Who Schooled Wall Street William D. Cohan October 13, 2009

In the 1950s, said Maya, their mother studied at Berkeley and worked as a student organizer during the civil rights movement.
Legal Power Sisters Credit Mom Josh Dzieza March 9, 2012

Since the new law, Asian enrollment at Berkeley and other UC campuses has skyrocketed.
Bogus College Stereotypes Kathleen Kingsbury July 18, 2009

Historical Examples

“Old Bishop Berkeley would give a nonexistent dime to your nonexistent presence,” Anders said gaily.
Warm Robert Sheckley

Stanford took a desperate brace and Berkeley lost the ball on downs.
Stanford Stories Charles K. Field

His uncle, Nathaniel Bacon, was a leader in political affairs, being one of Berkeley’s most trusted advisers.
Patrician and Plebeian Thomas J. Wertenbaker

“The Berkeley faculty won’t let Dudley play,” Mason was saying.
Stanford Stories Charles K. Field

The grave criticisms and arguments of many of Berkeley’s opponents rest on the same basis.
British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Vol. LIII Various

noun
a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay: seat of the University of California. Pop: 102 049 (2003 est)
noun
(ˈbɜːklɪ). Busby. real name William Berkeley Enos. 1895–1976, US dance director, noted esp for his elaborate choreography in film musicals
(ˈbɑːklɪ). 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)
(ˈbɑːklɪ). Sir Lennox (Randal Francis). 1903–89, British composer; his works include four symphonies, four operas, and the Serenade for Strings (1939)

City in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay.

Note: Berkeley is the location of a distinguished branch of the University of California. The University of California at Berkeley has been a center for student activism and social-change movements, particularly in the 1960s and early 1970s.

University of California at Berkeley

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