French Bourgogne. a region in central France: a former kingdom, duchy, and province.
any of various wines, red and white, mostly still, full, and dry, produced in the Burgundy region.
(often lowercase) any of various red wines with similar characteristics made elsewhere.
(lowercase) a grayish red-brown to dark blackish-purple color.
Also called Burgundy sauce. a sauce made with red wine and thickened with an espagnole sauce or kneaded butter, served with eggs, meat, fish, or poultry.
(lowercase) having the color burgundy.
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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
Free County of Burgundy, another name for Franche-Comté
a monarchy (1384–1477) of medieval Europe, at its height including the Low Countries, the duchy of Burgundy, and Franche-Comté
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
any red or white wine produced in the region of Burgundy, around Dijon
any heavy red table wine
(often not capital) a blackish-purple to purplish-red colour
a triangular flag or one having a shallow, angular indentation in the fly, forming two tails, used as an identification flag, especially by yachts. Historical Examples The Lady and the Pirate Emerson Hough The Flags of the World F. Edward Hulme The Cruise of the Thetis Harry Collingwood The Seiners James B. (James Brendan) Connolly […]
a province in E Austria, bordering Hungary. 1530 sq. mi. (3960 sq. km). Capital: Eisenstadt. noun a state of E Austria. Capital: Eisenstadt. Pop: 276 419 (2003 est). Area: 3965 sq km (1531 sq miles)
Historical Examples The Red Conspiracy Joseph J. Mereto A Distinguished Provincial at Paris Honore de Balzac