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Noun: Macedonia  ,ma-su'dow-nee-u
  1. 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
    - Macedon, Makedonija
  2. Landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991
    - FYROM, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia

Type of: Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan state, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Balkan Peninsula, Balkans

Encyclopedia: Macedonia, South Carolina