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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 shall have to give up going to the Berkshires. However, it is always nice to be expected, and not to arrive.
[Calmly.] 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.
I felt it distinctly as I was coming through the Berkshires. I could scarcely believe that I was to see Mrs.
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