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Burgundy

Syllabification: Bur·gun·dy
Pronunciation: /ˈbərgəndē
 
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  • A region and former duchy of eastern central France, the center of which is Dijon. The region is noted for its wine. French name Bourgogne.

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There are 2 definitions of Burgundy in English:

burgundy

Syllabification: bur·gun·dy
Pronunciation: /ˈbərgəndē
 
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(also Burgundy)

noun (plural burgundies)

  • 1A wine from Burgundy (usually taken to be red unless otherwise specified): a glass of Burgundy elegant red burgundies
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    • ‘We have different wine glasses for everything,’ notes Guillet, including individual styles for reds, burgundies, ports, Bordeaux and vintages from Alsace.
    • One reason is that Jadot makes the Chateau des Jacques wines like they make their red burgundies - in other words, with no or very little carbonic maceration, the traditional Beaujolais vinification.
    • Les Caves des H-C is a favourite producer, with good value, toothsome, classic red burgundies, such as this light, plum and cherry, barrel-aged, old vine, Grande Cuvée edition.
  • 1.1A deep red color like that of burgundy wine: warm shades of brown and burgundy [as modifier]: burgundy leather
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    • The square is bedecked in rich burgundy tapestries and lords and ladies watch from their thrones in the terraces above.
    • All the bridesmaids wore dresses of burgundy silk and carried matching posies.
    • During the attack the woman's burgundy shoulder bag containing personal items of no real value was stolen.

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