Origin of macron
Examples from the Web for macron
Nicknamed "the Mozart of Finance," Macron spent short but extremely lucrative years as an investment banker at Rothschild.
As does the fact Macron rebuffed approaches from France's right wing.
But the line on Macron's glittering CV that really rankles critics is Rothschild Group.
Of course, the moderate Macron isn't to credit — or blame — for all of Hollande's winning campaign shtick.
Needless to say, Macron is a more business-friendly choice for Economy Minister.
There are also some characters with a macron or overline (straight line) above them.
This book contains a large number of characters with a macron (straight line) over them.The Story of the Barbary Corsairs|Stanley Lane-Poole
The use of the macron above the letter "O" in names throughout the book is inconsistent.Japanese Fairy World|William Elliot Griffis
There are also a few Greek words in the Index, and a handful of letters with overline or macron, such as .Early English Alliterative Poems|Various
Diacritical marks have been avoided, with the exception of the macron.The Little Clay Cart|(Attributed To) King Shudraka
British Dictionary definitions for macron
Word Origin for macron
Word Origin and History for macron
"short horizontal line placed over a vowel to indicate length," 1827, from Greek makron, neuter of makros "long" (see macro-).