how to pronounce burgundy


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burgundy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of burgundy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Duchy of Burgundy also the entire …”

meanings of burgundy


  1. A variety of red wine from this region.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Burgundy (red wine).
  3. A dark red colour tinged with purple, like that of Burgundy (red) wine.
  4. A variety of wine resembling that of Burgundy; especially from Australia or California.


  1. A former region in France; since 2016, part of the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.
  2. A duchy in the Middle Ages in France and the Netherlands.


  1. Of a deep purple red color like that of Burgundy wine.

burgundy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word burgundy occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics burgundy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that burgundy can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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