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Definitions for burgundy
ˈbɜr gən dibur·gundy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bourgogne, Burgundy(noun)

    a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines

  2. Burgundy, Burgundy wine(noun)

    red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)

  3. burgundy(noun)

    a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color


  1. burgundy(Noun)


  2. burgundy(Adjective)

    Of a deep red color like that of Burgundy wine.

  3. Burgundy(Noun)

    A variety of red wine from this region.

  4. Burgundy(Noun)

    A variety of wine resembling that of Burgundy; especially from Australia or California.

  5. Burgundy(ProperNoun)

    A region of France.

  6. Origin: Adapted from Medieval Burgundia, Bourgogne < Late Burgundiones. Burgundy (wine) is an abbreviation of the attributive use of the regional name, in Burgundy wine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burgundy(noun)

    an old province of France (in the eastern central part)

  2. Burgundy(noun)

    a richly flavored wine, mostly red, made in Burgundy, France


  1. Burgundy

    Burgundy is a region of central France. Burgundy includes the following four departements: Côte-d'Or, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne and Nièvre

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Burgundy

    bur′gun-di, n. a generous French red wine, so called from Burgundy, the district where it is made.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Burgundy

    was, prior to the 16th century, a Teutonic duchy of varying extent in the SE. and E. of France; annexed to France as a province in the 6th century; the country is still noted for its wines.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. burgundy

    A large province in France, derives its name from the Burgundians, a Gothic tribe who overran Gaul in 275, but were driven out by the Emperor Probus; they returned in 287, and were defeated by Maximin. In 413 they established a kingdom, comprising the present Burgundy, large parts of Switzerland, with Alsace, Savoy, Provence, etc., Gondicaire, their leader, the first king. It was conquered by the Franks, 534. Annexed to France, 1477.

Editors Contribution

  1. burgundy

    Burgandy is Royalty and Repentance

    Submitted by anonymous on May 26, 2019  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Burgundy

    A wine produced in the French province of the same name.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burgundy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burgundy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of burgundy in a Sentence

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    There's a bit of Ron Burgundy in every newsroom..

  2. James Thurber:

    It's a na?ve domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.

Images & Illustrations of burgundy

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