Macedonia
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌmæs.əˈdəʊ.ni.ə/
  • (America) enPR: măs'ədōʹnēə IPA: /ˌmæs.əˈdoʊ.ni.ə/
Proper noun
  1. An ancient Greek kingdom, located to the north of Thessaly, comprising the Greek city of Thessaloniki and its surroundings.
    Synonyms: Macedon
  2. The largest and second-most populous region of Greece, comprising the regions of West Macedonia, Central Macedonia and the East Macedonia part of the region of East Macedonia and Thrace.
  3. North Macedonia, a country in Southeastern Europe, or one of its predecessor incarnations, such as the Socialist Republic of Macedonia.
    • 2002, Jozo Tomasevich, War and Revolution in Yugoslavia: 1941 - 1945, Stanford University Press (ISBN 9780804779241), page 166:
      But all this took time and delayed the start of the Communist-led uprising in Macedonia until October 11, 1941, that is, almost three months after it began in other parts of Yugoslavia. The CPY only had a few members in Macedonia at the time […]
  4. A geographical region which includes the Republic of North Macedonia, the Greek region of Macedonia the Pirin region of Bulgaria, and small parts of Albania and Serbia.
  5. The part of that region which is in south-western Bulgaria. (Also called Pirin Macedonia or Bulgarian Macedonia.)
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  • Portuguese: Macedónia búlgara (Portugal); Macedônia búlgara (Brazil)



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