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BERKELEY : (Sax.) Local. From the town of Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, England, derived from the Saxon Beorce, a beech-tree, or the box-tree, and leagh or ley, a field, and so called because of the plenty of beech-trees there growing. View the BERKELEY results.

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