Μακεδονία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From μακεδονία (makedonía, highland), from μακεδνός (makednós, high, tall)

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Μακεδονία (Makedonía) (genitive Μακεδονίας); f, first declension

  1. Macedon; Macedonia

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μακεδονία (Makedonía)

Proper noun[edit]

Μακεδονία (Makedoníaf

  1. Macedon, Macedonia, an ancient kingdom in the Balkans
  2. Macedonia, a region of Greece
  3. former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia (see Usage notes)
  4. Macedonia, a broader region of the Balkan peninsula which includes the Greek region of Macedonia, the Republic of Macedonia and a bit of Bulgaria

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Usage notes[edit]

The Greek government objects to the use of the "Republic of Macedonia" without a geographical qualifier such as "Northern Macedonia". (see: "Macedonia naming dispute" on Wikipedia)