- a city in and the capital of Côte d'Or, in E central France.
- a department in E France. 3393 sq. mi. (8790 sq. km). Capital: Dijon.
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Examples from the Web for dijon
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.France's Sarah Palin
November 27, 2009
They affirm that it happened at Dijon, in the family of the MM.The Phantom World
The usually quiet old town of Dijon was in a state of excitement.
In Dijon, however, the facts were better known, and more understood.
He then went down into Dijon, and called upon Captain Tempe.
"We were in the franc tireurs of Dijon," Ralph said, a little proudly.
- a city in E France: capital of the former duchy of Burgundy. Pop: 149 867 (1999)
- a department of E central France, in NE Burgundy. Capital: Dijon. Pop: 510 334 (2003 est). Area: 8787 sq km (3427 sq miles)
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