Pronunciation: (mas"i-dō'nē-u, -dōn'yu), [key]
1. Also,Mac•e•donPronunciation: (mas'i-don"). [key]an ancient kingdom in the Balkan Peninsula, in S Europe: now a region in N Greece, SW Bulgaria, and the Republic of Macedonia.
2. a republic in S Europe: formerly (1945–92) a constituent republic of Yugoslavia. 2,300,000; 9928 sq. mi. (25,713 sq. km).Cap.:Skopje.
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