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  1. a town in E France, near Dijon: an important trading centre for Burgundy wines. Pop: 21 923 (1999)
  2. a wine produced in this district
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Examples from the Web for beaune

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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