burgundy burgundy  /ˈbɜr ɡən di/


  1. (n) a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines
  2. (n) red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
  3. (n) a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color



  1. The burgundy robes of Buddhist monks usually evoke a sense of spiritual calm.
  2. Kotb rushes through the door glancing at her watch, elegantly dressed in a burgundy and black suit, a matching silk headscarf and trendy black boots.
  3. In one corner, warming his hands over a glowing electrical coil, sits a senior monks swaddled in burgundy robes.


  1. Cedar Hills resident opens book cache to community

    CEDAR HILLS -- Judy Arnold pulled the burgundy ribbon untying the bow and opening the door to her Little Free Library at her home, 9991 N. Mulberry Drive.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

  2. Every burglar's dream: Bank door left unlocked

    When Ruth Stewart got to the teller's desk at First Tennessee Bank, all she saw was a burgundy sweater draped over an empty chair. So she waited. And waited.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. Romanee-Conti Leads Christie's Sale With Petrus, Latour

    A case of Romanee-Conti 1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy fetched 81,900 pounds ($128,000) at a Christie’s International Plc wine sale in London this month as Chateau Petrus and Chateau Latour led the bidding for Bordeaux.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "You will see a lot of satin and lace combined and rich colors such as burgundy and beige, silver and peach as well as your classic black and white," Jackson said in a statement. "It makes you feel incredible and offers variety as diverse as...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Janet Jackson Source: Reuters UK

  2. In a cryptic message on his Twitter.com page, Stiller writes, "Ron Burgundy and Derek Zoolander looking to appear in sequels. Both men destitute, without means or intellect to fund their own comebacks."
    on May 4, 2010 By: Ben Stiller Source: CANOE

  3. "Oscar Peterson rose from humble roots in Montreal's Little Burgundy to storm the very heights of the music world," Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: Malaysia Star

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