Côte d'Or

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Côte d’Or, from côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper noun[edit]

Côte d'Or

  1. A département (equivalent of a county) in France’s eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
    Dijon is the capital of the Côte d’Or
  2. A chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after
    The Côte d’Or includes many fine Burgundy wine appellations

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Côte d’Or, from côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper noun[edit]

Côte d'Or ? m, f

  1. The Côte d'Or département (equivalent of a county) in France's eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
  2. The Côte d'Or chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper noun[edit]

Côte d'Or f

  1. The Côte d'Or département (equivalent of a county) in France’s eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
  2. The Côte d'Or chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after

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