Last modified on 29 January 2014, at 23:21

Côte d'Or

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Côte d’Or, from côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper nounEdit

Côte d'Or

  1. A département (equivalent of a county) in France’s eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
    Dijon is the capital of the Côte d’Or
  2. A chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after
    The Côte d’Or includes many fine Burgundy wine appellations

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Côte d’Or, from côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper nounEdit

Côte d'Or ? m, f

  1. The Côte d'Or département (equivalent of a county) in France's eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
  2. The Côte d'Or chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From côte ‘coast’ (from Latin costa 'side') + contracted form of de ‘of’ + or ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum)

Proper nounEdit

Côte d'Or f

  1. The Côte d'Or département (equivalent of a county) in France’s eastern region Bourgogne (Burgundy)
  2. The Côte d'Or chain of hills West of the Saône valley, which the above département was named after

Related termsEdit