("BURK - sheerz") The western half of Massachusetts. Pretty much everything west of Springfield, regardless of whether or not the town is in the actual county of Berkshire. Known for its heavily wooded areas, ski resorts, and small towns, in contrast to the more urbanized eastern half of the state.
"We went to the Berkshires last winter to go skiing."
by Bill M. December 17, 2004
A prep school that is in Massachusetts. Some students call Berkshire, Taftshire due to the influx of faculty from the Taft School. Berkshire is a fun place.
by bostonbabe174 May 07, 2005