Definition of burgundy
1 often capitalized : a red or white unblended wine from Burgundy; also : a blended red wine produced elsewhere
2 : a reddish-purple color
Recent Examples of burgundy from the Web
Line your lower lash line with the same metallic burgundy shadow.
Mitchell may be in a 1990 maroon or burgundy Ford Mustang convertible, police wrote in a news release.
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Naturally, his childhood aspiration was to don the burgundy and blue jersey.
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The seedless, compact burgundy barberry plant is scheduled to be sold at independent nurseries starting this fall, but gardeners will have to wait several years before the sterile burning bush is filling garden center lots.
The car was described as an older-model burgundy vehicle that was occupied by two men and one woman, dispatch logs say.
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Origin and Etymology of burgundy
Burgundy, region in France
First Known Use: 1664See Words from the same year
Definition of Burgundy
1 region and with varying limits former kingdom, duchy, and province in eastern France south of the region of Champagne
2 former county of France east of Burgundy province; later called Franche–Comtéplay \ˌfräⁿsh-kōⁿ-ˈtā\
Burgundianplay \(ˌ)bər-ˈgən-dē-ən\ adjective or noun
BURGUNDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burgundy for English Language Learners
Burgundy : a red or white wine made in Burgundy, France
: a reddish-purple color
Definition of Burgundy for English Language Learners
: region of France
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