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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.


n, pl -dies
1. (Placename) a region of E France famous for its wines, lying west of the Saône: formerly a semi-independent duchy; annexed to France in 1482. French name: Bourgogne
2. (Placename) Free County of Burgundy another name for Franche-Comté
3. (Historical Terms) a monarchy (1384–1477) of medieval Europe, at its height including the Low Countries, the duchy of Burgundy, and Franche-Comté
4. (Historical Terms) Kingdom of Burgundy a kingdom in E France, established in the early 6th century ad, eventually including the later duchy of Burgundy, Franche-Comté, and the Kingdom of Provence: known as the Kingdom of Arles from the 13th century
5. (Brewing)
a. any red or white wine produced in the region of Burgundy, around Dijon
b. any heavy red table wine
6. (Colours) (often not capital) a blackish-purple to purplish-red colour


(ˈbɜr gən di)

n., pl. -dies for 2,3.
1. a historic region in central France: a former kingdom, duchy, and province.
2. a metropolitan region in central France. 1,609,000; 12,194 sq. mi. (31,582 sq. km).
3. any of the red or white wines produced in this region.
4. (often l.c.) a red wine produced elsewhere.
5. (l.c.) a grayish red-brown to blackish-purple color.
French, Bourgogne (for defs. 1,2,7).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Burgundy - a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
Beaujolais - dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made; from the Beaujolais district in southeastern France
white Burgundy, Chablis - dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
Montrachet - a white Burgundy wine
3.burgundy - a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color
dark red - a red color that reflects little light


[ˈbɜːgəndɪ] N
1. (Geog) → Borgoña f
2. (= wine) → vino m de Borgoña


[ˈbɜːrgəndi] nBourgogne f


adj [jacket, curtains] → bordeaux inv
(= colour) → bordeaux m
(= wine) → bourgogne m


nBurgund nt; (= wine)Burgunder m


[ˈbɜːgndɪ] nBorgogna
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