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Macon

[ mey-kuhn ]
/ ˈmeɪ kən /
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noun
Nathaniel, 1758–1837, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1801–07.
a city in central Georgia.
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Other definitions for Macon (2 of 2)

Mâcon
[ mah-kawn ]
/ mɑˈkɔ̃ /

noun
a city in and the capital of Saône-et-Loire, in E central France.
a Burgundy wine, usually white and dry, from the area around Mâcon.
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British Dictionary definitions for Macon (1 of 2)

Macon
/ (ˈmeɪkən) /

noun
a city in the US, in central Georgia, on the Ocmulgee River. Pop: 95 267 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Macon (2 of 2)

Mâcon
/ (French mɑkɔ̃) /

noun
a city in E central France, in the Saône valley: a centre of the wine-producing region of lower Burgundy. Pop: 34 469 (1999)
a red or white wine from the Mâcon area, heavier than the other burgundies
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