Associations to the word «Macedonia»


MACEDONIA, proper noun. An ancient Greek kingdom, located to the north of Thessaly, comprising of the Greek city of Thessaloniki and its surroundings. (Also called Macedon.)
MACEDONIA, proper noun. The Republic of Macedonia, a country in Europe which is sometimes referred to elliptically (by the UN and others, pending the outcome of a dispute between Macedonia and Greece) as ‘the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’.
MACEDONIA, proper noun. The largest and second-most populous region of Greece, comprising the regions of West Macedonia, Central Macedonia and East Macedonia and Thrace.
MACEDONIA, proper noun. A modern geographical region which includes the republic of Macedonia, the Greek region of Macedonia, and a bit of Bulgaria.
MACEDONIA, proper noun. The part of that region which is in south-western Bulgaria. (Also called Pirin Macedonia or Bulgarian Macedonia.)

Dictionary definition

MACEDONIA, noun. Landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991.
MACEDONIA, noun. The ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria.

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