Burgundian

Burgundian

[ber-guhn-dee-uhn]
Burgundian can refer to any of the following:

  • Burgundians, an East Germanic tribe, who first appear in history in South East Europe. Later Burgundians colonised the area of Gaul that is now know as Burgundy (French Bourgogne).
  • The Old Burgundian language, an East Germanic language spoken by the Burgundians.
  • The Modern Burgundian language, an Oïl language also known as Bourguignon spoken in the region of Burgundy. It is one of the Dialects or Languages of France. Sometimes Franc-Comtois is referred to as part of the Burgundian group.
  • Someone from Burgundy.
  • Burgundian (party), a political faction in early 15th century during the Hundred Years' War.

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