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Bur·gun·dy 1

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.

Bur·gun·dy 3

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


(bərˈgʌn di ən)

1. of Burgundy or the Burgundians.
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. ADJborgoñón
B. Nborgoñón/ona m/f
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It was neither an assault by the Picards nor the Burgundians, nor a hunt led along in procession, nor a revolt of scholars in the town of Laas, nor an entry of "our much dread lord, monsieur the king," nor even a pretty hanging of male and female thieves by the courts of Paris.
No, we sat calmly down--it was in old Dijon, which is so easy to spell and so impossible to pronounce except when you civilize it and call it Demijohn--and poured out rich Burgundian wines and munched calmly through a long table d'hote bill of fare, snail patties, delicious fruits and all, then paid the trifle it cost and stepped happily aboard the train again, without once cursing the railroad company.
For reasons which are not quite clear, halfway through the epic, the Burgundians, or "Rhinemen," take on the name "Nibelungs.
The case study of how Burgundians marketed artisan workmanship, gastronomical traditions, vernacular architecture, and folkloric traditions at the 1937 Paris International Exposition illustrates how a commercial paradigm of French national identity was rooted in provincial productivity.
Having now at their disposal far more resources than the previous counts of Flanders, the Burgundians started a programme of centralising justice and finances and undermining the power of the major cities, especially Bruges and Ghent.
The Burgundians install a makeshift government, restore the monarchy and implement a programme of civic building (a public lido).
The day will include a vineyard walk, interviews with the celebrity vintner and conversations with the accompanying Burgundians, followed by a progressive lunch with each course hosted by different winemakers.
The communes of Asnieres-sur-Seine and Colombes decided to qualitatively redesign the street Burgundians in its portion between the rue Henri Barbusse in Asnieres and Argenteuil from East Avenue also included in the project renovating some of the streets Barbusse and Victor Hugo street adjacent to the Burgundians.
Things were looking bleak after a dreadful run in which they picked up just one win in 13 matches, but the Burgundians got their act together last week to record back-to-back wins.
The Burgundians were completely annihilated and the remnants of the army were driven back to the French border.
In this paper, I will be looking at criticism of the Burgundians in an English text and the personifications of the English in a Burgundian text in order to draw a picture of how the nationalistic feelings between these polities were evoked on a more localized level.