< /ˌboʊ ʒəˈleɪz/ for 2.

  1. a wine-growing region in E France, in Rhône department.
  2. a dry, fruity red Burgundy wine from this region that does not age and usually must be drunk within a few months after it is made.


  1. (sometimes capital) a popular fresh-tasting red or white wine from southern Burgundy in France

type of Burgundy, 1863, from name of a district in the department of Lyonnais, France, which is named for the town of Beaujeu, from French beau “beautiful” + Latin jugum “hill.”

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