Berkeley

Primary Meanings of Berkeley

1.
n
Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
2.
n
a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley
Full Definitions of Berkeley
1

n Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)

Synonyms:
Bishop Berkeley, George Berkeley
Example of:
bishop
a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
2

n a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

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