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a town in E France, near Dijon: an important trading centre for Burgundy wines. Pop: 21 923 (1999)
a wine produced in this district
Historical Examples

Many of the moulds in stone and plaster, for the ornaments which were used on the roofs and finials at beaune are preserved.
Leadwork W. R. Lethaby

A good specimen of this class is that at Cussi, near beaune, in France.
Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King

Yet, in spite of garish paint, we can echo Viollet-le-Duc’s sentiment, that it is worth while to be ill at beaune.
Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy Percy Allen

He declared the chicken cooked too much, the peas too large, the salad too sour, and the beaune too new.
The Milkmaid of Montfermeil (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XX) Charles Paul de Kock

For my part, I would give all her consomms for a bottle of beaune.
Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII) Charles Paul de Kock

A navet of the same species entailed a heavy tax upon the inhabitants of beaune, in France.
Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

“Sounds good,” said Merrihew, pouring himself a third glass of very indifferent beaune.
The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath

He became a priest in the order of the Oratory, and professor of rhetoric at beaune.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various

beaune was a fortified Roman camp and a stronghold during the middle ages.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

The three-headed god may be the same as the horned god, though on the beaune altar they are distinct.
The Religion of the Ancient Celts J. A. MacCulloch


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