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Definition of Burgundy


  1. An old province of France (in the eastern central part).
  2. A richly flavored wine, mostly red, made in Burgundy, France.

Burgundy Quotations

It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
Joan of Arc

I got sent to a health camp when I was about 6 years old, and we all had to wear the same starchy blue uniform. The lady who took care of me after school knit me a burgundy sweater. It was the only thing that gave me any individuality.
Barbra Streisand

Every season has its lipstick trend, and just because your perfect color is a pinky beige, that doesn't mean you can't wear deep burgundy.
Bobbi Brown

It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
James Thurber

Well, you know, when you go into a restaurant, one of the scariest things is the wine list, so whenever I'm really feeling intimidated, I'll just pick a wine type, like a Chianti or Brunello or a Burgundy, and I'll pick a year that's missing and ask for that one.
Alton Brown
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Burgundy Translations

burgundy in Dutch is bourgogne
burgundy in French is Bourgogne
burgundy in Hungarian is Burgundia, burgundi bor
burgundy in Portuguese is Borgonha
burgundy in Swedish is burgogne

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