Burgundy

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Adapted from Medieval Latin Burgundia, French Bourgogne, from Late Latin Burgundiones (highlanders), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrgh-nt- (high, mighty), from *bʰerǵʰ- (high). Cognate with Old Armenian բուրգն (burgn, tower), Proto-Celtic *brixs.

Burgundy (wine) is an abbreviation of the attributive use of the regional name, in Burgundy wine.

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Burgundy

  1. A region of France.

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Burgundy (plural Burgundies)

  1. A variety of red wine from this region.
  2. A variety of wine resembling that of Burgundy; especially from Australia or California.

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