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Synonyms for Burgundy

a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines


red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)

a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color

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Gustaf III's Burgundian tournament costume consisted of a doublet, breeches, cape, and ankle length shoes.
In Burgundian tradition it is a great wine for fine food, and will drink well through poultry to lighter game and roasts.
A Burgundian grape escape wouldn't be complete without passing through the Cote de Nuits in the north, and the celebrated village of Gevrey-Chambertin.
Burgundian ruler, otherwise known a Philip II and the most powerful Duke to rule the French duchy.
WINE buffs can bag a Burgundian bargain at Opus restaurant's prestige half-price sale.
The Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, a patron of armorers, introduced Burgundian tournament styles to the Habsburg court, developing new forms of jousting and tournament armor.
What about not only good old-fashioned steak and kidney pie but also some rather exotic numbers like Moroccan lamb, Burgundian beef, smoked haddock chowder, or pork, prune and calvados?
In particular it offers a close examination of a single textual moment in the 1454 Livre de Alixandre Empereur de Constantinoble et de Cliges son Fils, the so-called embroidered shirt episode, and looks at how apparently minor changes made by the Burgundian author to Chretien's text allow the scene to take on an importance that extends beyond the fifteenth-century reworking, and to address broader socio-cultural issues of self-fashioning at Philip's court.
Burgundian books of hours and devotional portrait diptychs, two groups of works much studied in conventional art historical circles, are here given new historical connections to each other along with new interpretations.
Using magic, he impersonates the Burgundian Gunther, King of the Rhineland, to woo the Amazonian Brunhild, in return for Gunther's sister, Krimhild.
Supporting these interpretations, this article examines the Burgundian presence at the 1937 Paris International Exposition in order to better understand the nature and significance of regional contributions to the French modernization project during the Interwar years.
In the final chapter, he details how the Burgundians successfully integrated Bruges into the late medieval Burgundian empire.
In the county of Flanders the late medieval period was an era of important social mobility among the dominant classes, as a result of the formation process of the Burgundian state.
Nevertheless, the Burgundian example of a large and relatively well-endowed body of musicians exerted great influence throughout the period, particularly those rulers most immediately under the Burgundian spell like Charles V (1526-1566) and Philip II (1566-1598).
The Garnet Pinot Noir 2004 (pounds 13.99) is in classic Burgundian style with red fruits and a slight whiff of vegetables' the 2004 Chardonnay (pounds 14.99) is rich and complex with a smell of cheese rind and bitter lemon.