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Macedon \Macedon\, Macedonia \Macedonia\n.

  1. > landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991

  2. the ancient kingdom of Phillip II and Alexander the Great in the Southeastern Balkans that is now part of Greece, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia.

    Syn: Macedonia.

Macedon, NY -- U.S. village in New York
Population (2000): 1496
Housing Units (2000): 580
Land area (2000): 1.223593 sq. miles (3.169090 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.005778 sq. miles (0.014965 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.229371 sq. miles (3.184055 sq. km)
FIPS code: 44149
Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36
Location: 43.068753 N, 77.302409 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 14502
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Macedon, NY
Macedon (disambiguation)

Macedonia (ancient kingdom) also known as Macedon was a kingdom in ancient Greece.

Macedon or Makedon can also refer to:

Usage examples of "macedon".

Greece was undone as soon as the kings of Macedon obtained a seat among the Amphictyons.

When Alexander was assassinated, Philip returned to Macedon and no doubt found the place unbearably provincial.

With regard to giving active assistance the senate deferred a definite answer until the consuls had balloted for their provinces, and the one to whom the Macedonian province fell had submitted to the people the question of declaring war against Philip of Macedon.

He was a pedant, to the most extreme point, the greatest pedant I had met on earth, and with that had a vanity only befitting Alexander of Macedon.

No Alexander of Macedon with his semibarbaric lusts, no Roman Empire, no Constantinople to act as a barrier between Asia and Europe.