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1. A ducal house of Burgundy split into the Capetian line (1032-1361) and the Cadet, or Valois, line (1363-1477).
2. A Portuguese dynasty (1139-1383) beginning with Alfonso I, who made Portugal an independent kingdom.
Bur·gun·dy 2(bûr′gən-dē) also Bour·gogne (bo͞or-gôn′yə)
A historical region and former duchy of eastern France. The area was first organized into a kingdom by the Burgundii, a Germanic people, in the 5th century ad. At the height of its later power in the 14th and 15th centuries, Burgundy controlled vast territories in present-day Netherlands, Belgium, and northeast France. It was incorporated into the French crown lands by Louis XI in 1477.
Bur·gun′di·an (bər-gŭn′dē-ən) adj. & n.
n. pl. Bur·gun·dies
a. Any of various red or white wines produced in the Burgundy region of France.
b. Any of various similar wines produced elsewhere.
2. burgundy A dark grayish or blackish red to dark purplish red or reddish brown.
(Placename) of or relating to Burgundy or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Burgundy
Bur•gun•di•an(bərˈgʌn di ən)
1. of Burgundy or the Burgundians.n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Burgundy.
3. a member of a Germanic people who settled in what is now Burgundy in the 5th century a.d.
A. ADJ → borgoñón
B. N → borgoñón/ona m/f