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BURGUNDY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Burgundy mean? 

BURGUNDY (noun)
  The noun BURGUNDY has 3 senses:

1. a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines
2. red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
3. a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color

  Familiarity information: BURGUNDY used as a noun is uncommon.


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BURGUNDY (noun)


Sense 1Burgundy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Bourgogne; Burgundy

Instance hypernyms:

French region (a geographical subdivision of France)

Holonyms ("Burgundy" is a part of...):

France; French Republic (a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe)


Sense 2Burgundy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

Burgundy wine; Burgundy

Hypernyms ("Burgundy" is a kind of...):

vino; wine (fermented juice (of grapes especially))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Burgundy"):

Beaujolais (dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made; from the Beaujolais district in southeastern France)

Chablis; white Burgundy (dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it)

Montrachet (a white Burgundy wine)


Sense 3burgundy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A dark purplish-red to blackish-red color

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("burgundy" is a kind of...):

dark red (a red color that reflects little light)


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