Μακεδονία

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From Μᾰκεδών (Makedṓn, Macedonian) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

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Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníāf (genitive Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. Macedon; Macedonia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníā).

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Μακεδονία (Makedoníaf

  1. Macedon, Macedonia, an ancient kingdom situated in the contemporary Balkans
  2. (political division) Macedonia, a geographic and administrative region of Greece
  3. (geography) Macedonia, a broader region of the Balkan peninsula which includes the Greek region of Macedonia, North Macedonia and a bit of Bulgaria
  4. (rare outside longer phrases) Macedonia, the country to the north of Greece: Βόρεια Μακεδονία (North Macedonia) formerly known as the Socialist Republic of Macedonia of Yugoslavia (see Usage notes)
    • 1979, Giannēs Iōannidēs, Alekos Papapanagiōtou, "Αναμνήσεις" (Anamnēseis: provlēmata tēs politikēs tou KKE stēn ethnikē antistasē, 1940-1945) (Mémoires: problems of the Greek Communist Party policy during national Resistance 1940-1945), page 519 @books.google. (polytonic script):
      [] ἔφυγε ἀπό την ἕδρα τοῦ Γενικοῦ Στρατηγείου τοῦ ΛΑΣΓ στά τέλη τοῦ Όκτώβρη 1942 καί ἔφτασε στή Μακεδονία (Σκόπια) κατά τό Μάρτη τοῦ 1943.
      [] (he) left from the headquarters of LASG [People's Liberating Army of Yugoslavia] in the end of October 1942 and arrived at Macedonia (Skopje) approximately in March of 1943.
    • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Μακεδονία.

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