Dijon

[dee-zhawn]

Côte-d'Or

[koht-dawr]
noun
  1. a department in E France. 3393 sq. mi. (8790 sq. km). Capital: Dijon.
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Contemporary Examples of dijon

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

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    Dijon: More Than Just Mustard

    Molly Hannon

    November 3, 2010

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

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    Dijon: More Than Just Mustard

    Molly Hannon

    November 3, 2010

  • 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.

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    Dijon: More Than Just Mustard

    Molly Hannon

    November 3, 2010

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

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    France's Sarah Palin

    Eric Pape

    November 27, 2009

Historical Examples of dijon


British Dictionary definitions for dijon

Dijon

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

Côte-d'Or

noun
  1. 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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