Bourgogne

See also: bourgogne

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French Bourgogne. Doublet of Burgundy and burgundy.

Proper nounEdit

Bourgogne

  1. A former région of France; since 2016, part of the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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Bourgogne

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin Burgundia, from Burgundiones (highlanders), from the name of a Germanic tribe (compare the root of burgh, borough), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰérǵʰonts (high, mighty), from the root *bʰerǵʰ- (high). From the same root is Brie, via Gaulish.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buʁ.ɡɔɲ/
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Proper nounEdit

Bourgogne f

  1. Burgundy (region)