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See also: macon, Mâcon, maçon, and Macoń


Etymology 1[edit]

From the area where it is produced, around Mâcon, France. Entered English around 1863.

Alternative forms[edit]


Macon (countable and uncountable, plural Macons)

  1. A dry white or red wine produced in France.

Etymology 2[edit]

The city is named for Nathaniel Macon.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in the state of Georgia in the United States of America, and the county seat of Bibb County, with which it is now consolidated as Macon-Bibb County.
  3. A city in Mississippi, USA, and the county seat of Noxubee County.
  4. A city in Missouri, USA, and the county seat of Macon County.
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