Meaning of Berkshire

Berk•shire

Pronunciation: (bûrk'shēr, -shurBrit.bärk'shēr, -shur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also called(bûrks;bärks). a county in S England. 658,300; 485 sq. mi. (1255 sq. km).
  2. one of an English breed of black hogs, having white markings on the feet, face, and tail.
  3. a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and a four-wheeled rear truck. See table under
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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