[ dee-zhawn ]


  1. a city in and the capital of Côte d'Or, in E central France.


/ diʒɔ̃ /


  1. a city in E France: capital of the former duchy of Burgundy. Pop: 149 867 (1999)

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While produced in Burgundy, France, the mustard seeds for Dijon mustard largely come from elsewhere, highlighting the intricacies of the global food supply chain.

From Quartz

They started life as mustard pots, bought in a supermarket in Argèles-Sur-Mer on France’s Mediterranean coast and were converted to their current use when the Dijon was used up.

With much emphasis on terroir, the reputation of Burgundy owes much of its grace and fortitude to the humble city of Dijon.

Traveling through Europe, blogger Molly Hannon pauses to reflect on the city of Dijon's legendary gustatory heritage.

Fork in hand, napkin in lap, and a wine glass to toast, Dijon is a reminder of the poetry and elegance that lies in food.

Just look at what happened at the Socialist Party gathering in Dijon this month.

With the help of the instruction which he now received at Dijon from an able painter, Devosge, he made rapid progress.

At Dijon he had competed for the Prix de Rome, and had been so simple as to make a sketch for one of his rivals.

This happened in the year 1436, while Ren was still in captivity in the castle of Dijon.

Mesha, this triumphal tablet tells us, made Dijon his fortified capital, and erected this memorial in it.

One—the Parliament of Dijon—never registered it at all; while that of Paris instituted a long and decided resistance.


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