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 (bûrk′shîrz′, -shərz) also Berkshire Hills
A region of wooded hills in western Massachusetts rising to 1,064 m (3,491 ft). The Berkshires contain numerous resorts, state parks, and forests.
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Noun1.Berkshires - a low mountain range in western MassachusettsBerkshires - a low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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I was removed from my brigade and attached to the Berkshires, with whom I served at the fatal battle of Maiwand.
I felt it distinctly as I was coming through the Berkshires.
Oh, ten years ago, on Lady Berkshire, from whom you stole it.
I mean that you stole that ornament from my cousin, Mary Berkshire, to whom I gave it when she was married.
We are grateful for Berkshires support from the beginning, said Daniel Seiner.
com)-- Upscale Berkshires Bed and Breakfast Comes in 4th in USA Today's "10Best" Contest in July.
BECKET AND WILLIAMSTOWN, MA] For a special viewing of the Trisha Brown: In Plain Site series, Jacob's Pillow is teaming up with the Clark Art Institute, one of the best museums in the Berkshires, The Institute's exquisite landscaping will no doubt provide a harmonious setting for the profound simplicity of Brown's work on Aug.
To bring this NCAA-sanctioned game of Jewish geography full circle: In 1987, Jedd Fisch was a camper at Mah-Kee-Nac, an all-boys sleep-away camp in the Berkshires.
The committee's development work paid off with the arrival of a new fleet of AMC-designed Berkshires for the Nickel Plate Road, which made its name running fast freights across Ohio and Indiana.
This town in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts has all the charm you'd expect from a New England town: gorgeous scenery, colonial architecture and uncrowded streets.
And since they'll be performing in the more upscale world of the Berkshires, instead of free beer, the audience will be served cupcakes and cold drinks.
Many cast members from the 1978 cult comedy classic ''Animal House'' and director John Landis are holding a reunion this weekend in the Berkshires.