Berkshire Hills

geographical name
Berk·​shire Hills | \ ˈbərk-ˌshir How to pronounce Berkshire Hills (audio) , -shər \
variants: or the Berkshires

Definition of Berkshire Hills

hills west of the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts extending into Connecticut — see greylock, mount

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“Berkshire Hills.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berkshire%20Hills. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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