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  • A deep red colour, like that of Burgundy wine.
         burgundy colour:   
  • Of a deep red color like that of Burgundy wine.


  • A region of France.
  • (also Burgundy wine) A variety of red wine from this region.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bur"gun*dy (&?;), n. 1. An old province of France (in the eastern central part).

2. A richly flavored wine, mostly red, made in Burgundy, France.

Burgundy pitch, a resinous substance prepared from the exudation of the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa) by melting in hot water and straining through cloth. The genuine Burgundy pitch, supposed to have been first prepared in Burgundy, is rare, but there are many imitations. It has a yellowish brown color, is translucent and hard, but viscous. It is used in medicinal plasters.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Burgundy was, prior to the 16th century, a Teutonic duchy of varying extent in the SE. and E. of France; annexed to France as a province in the 6th century; the country is still noted for its wines.
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