Examples from the Web for macedon
They had no coinage, whereas those in the south-east had theirs, copied from a stater of Philip of Macedon.Cornwall|Sabine Baring-Gould
The states have been oppressed by the kings of Macedon, and insulted by tyrants.
Had they ever heard of a river in Monmouth and another in Macedon?Pickwickian Studies|Percy Fitzgerald
That is what Alexander of Macedon wept because he could not accomplish.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
When those disabilities were removed, she rapidly became more than a match for Carthage and Macedon.The Law of Civilization and Decay|Brooks Adams
British Dictionary definitions for macedon (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for macedon (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for macedon
c. 1300, Macedone, from Latin Macedonius "Macedonian," from Greek Makedones "the Macedonians," literally "highlanders" or "the tall ones," related to makednos "long, tall," makros "long, large" (see macro-). French Macédoine "mixed cut fruit or vegetables" is early 19c., said to be a reference to the diversity of people in Alexander's empire.
Culture definitions for macedon
Republic in southeastern Europe on the west Balkan Peninsula, bordered by Yugoslavia to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west. Its capital and largest city is Skopje.