noun, plural Bur·gun·dies for 2, 3, 5.
Examples from the Web for burgundy
The du Pont family descended from Huguenot nobility in Burgundy, emigrating to the United States in 1800.
Both produce some wines good enough to challenge the well-bred conceits of wine makers in Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Everybody making pinot noir lives in the shadow of one tiny vineyard in Burgundy, the 4.4 acres of La Romanee-Conti.
I first tried these ciders in Burgundy, before they were imported to the United States.
The wine-makers of Burgundy strongly believe that their beloved region meets these high standards.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In southern Burgundy, the most ordinary of the wines is capital.Claret and Olives, from the Garonne to the Rhone|Angus B. Reach
I don't know how it is, but Burgundy here is not the same as Burgundy on the banks of the Seine.Spring Days|George Moore
Not one of all their number / soon might ye living see; Tell might ye mickle wonders / of the men of Burgundy.The Nibelungenlied|Unknown
The lands of the conspirators stretched from Burgundy to the Pyrenees.The Normans|Sarah Orne Jewett
He arrived fifteen hours after my wife; and those who had taken the Burgundy road proceeded to Lyons uselessly.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
British Dictionary definitions for burgundy
noun plural -dies
- any red or white wine produced in the region of Burgundy, around Dijon
- any heavy red table wine
Word Origin and History for burgundy
1670s, "wine made in Burgundy," region and former duchy in France. The place name is from Medieval Latin Burgundia, from Late Latin Burgundiones, literally "highlanders," from PIE *bhrgh-nt- "high, mighty," from root *bhrgh- "high" (see borough).