a region of the S Balkans, now divided among Greece, Bulgaria, and Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). As a kingdom in the ancient world it achieved prominence under Philip II (359–336 bc) and his son Alexander the Great
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How to use Macedon in a sentence
Demosthenes was between twenty-five and thirty when Philip of Macedon began his astonishing career of conquest.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
It was so named from Philip, king' of Macedon, who repaired and enlarged it; but its more ancient name was Dathos.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II | Francis Augustus Cox
Archelaus, king of Macedon, made use of Zeuxiss pencil for the embellishment of his palace.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
He was compelled to take refuge with Philip of Macedon, while the young king became the ally or subject of the Republic.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
The city referred to was in Phrygia, and the coin appears to have been struck by Philip of Macedon.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman