There are 2 main definitions of Berkshire in English:

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Berkshire 1

Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːkʃ(ɪ)ə/
A county of southern England, west of London, divided in 1998 into six unitary authorities.

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There are 2 main definitions of Berkshire in English:

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Berkshire 2

Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːkʃ(ɪ)ə/

noun

A pig of a black breed, now rarely kept commercially.
Example sentences
  • On the pig front, we've got Gloucester Old Spots, Tamworths, Berkshires and even Middlewhites - wonderful beasts with squashed noses.
  • The nineteen British pigs that flew to Japan were made up of seven British Landrace, two Welsh, eight Large White and two Berkshires.
  • Unlike most mass-produced pigs, which have had much of their fat bred out of them, Berkshires have a healthy marbling of fat that gives the hams they yield a rich, meaty texture; cherry, apple, and hickory smoking adds flavor.

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