- a town in E France, near Dijon: an important trading centre for Burgundy wines. Pop: 21 923 (1999)
- a wine produced in this district
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Examples from the Web for beaune
On his return, he was taken ill at Beaune, and was tended by Adam Marsh.The Grey Friars in Oxford
Andrew G. Little
For my part, I would give all her consomms for a bottle of beaune.Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)
Charles Paul de Kock
There is not in Italy, they said, the wine of Beaune nor the means of getting it.
Beaune was originally the seat of the Burgundian Parliament.
A good specimen of this class is that at Cussi, near Beaune, in France.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things
Edmund Fillingham King