In a way I really hope so simply because I've always used the words interchangeably. According to the dictionary maroon is a dark combination of red and brown. Burgundy was a little more mysterious at dictionary.com offering up "grayish red-brown to dark blackish-purple color". Ok so I guess that means that they either can or can't be the same color. So I went on a search and under maroon I found this:
Burgundy looks like this:
Special thanks to Photogirl (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kitkaphotogirl/4605882418/)
Creative Commons Photo from Wburris (http://www.flickr.com/photos/billburris/3754077620/)
I’m still going to be using the words interchangeably because I can’t tell the difference.