Reference Entry

Beaujolais (France)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Fourth edition


Published online September 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191866326

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An ancient province and famous wine-producing area, its name is derived from the small town of Beaujeu, literally ‘beautiful game’. The Roman name of Beaujeu was Bellojocum ‘Beautiful Mountain’....

Reference Entry.  31 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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