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Pronunciation: /ˈbəːɡəndi/

noun (plural burgundies)

[mass noun]
1A wine from Burgundy (usually taken to be red unless otherwise specified): a glass of Burgundy [count noun]: 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 colour 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.

Words that rhyme with burgundy

organdie (US organdy)

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Burgundy 2 Line breaks: Bur|gundy
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːɡəndi/
A region and former duchy of east central France, centred on Dijon. The region is noted for its wine. French name Bourgogne.

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