Definition of Macedonian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Macedon.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitants. "Macedonian hills"
Partainyms: Macedonia
Derivative terms: Macedonia

3. Noun. The Slavic language of modern Macedonia.

Definition of Macedonian

1. a. Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia.

2. n. One of a certain religious sect, followers of Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople, in the fourth century, who held that the Holy Ghost was a creature, like the angels, and a servant of the Father and the Son.

Definition of Macedonian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Macedonia, its people or language. ¹

2. Noun. A person from Macedonia (in any sense). ¹

3. Proper noun. A South Slavic language, the standard language of the Republic of Macedonia, provisionally designated the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. ¹

4. Proper noun. (historical) The tongue of the Ancient Macedonians, spoken in Macedon during the 1st millennium BC. (see Ancient Macedonian) ¹

5. Proper noun. The Greek dialect in Macedonia, region of Greece. ¹

6. Proper noun. (archaic) The name of a West-Bulgarian dialect prior to the codification of Macedonian standard language. Used in Bulgaria. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Macedonian

1. Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia. A native or inhabitant of Macedonia. Origin: L. Macedonius, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macedonian

macchiatos
macchie
macco
maccoboy
maccoboys
macdink
macdonaldite
mace
mace-bearer
mace-bearers
macebearer
macebearers
maced
macedoine
macedoines
macedonian (current term)
macedonite
macelike
macer
maceral
macerals
macerate
macerated
macerater
maceraters
macerates
macerating
maceration
macerations
macerative

Literary usage of Macedonian

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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1895)
"CHAP. xxv. off the Azores, fell in with the British frigate macedonian, Captain John ... United States had shot away the mizzen-mast of the macedonian, ..."

2. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1846)
"THE macedonian was with great propriety retained under the orders of Decatur. ... The immediate command of the macedonian, under Decatur's orders, ..."

3. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"But there is no sufficient evi- 3 We are told that Philip, after his expedition against the Scythians about of macedonian horses. ..."

4. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"The second macedonian war made Mace- HC 200- donia dependent on Rome, and all those parts of Greece which had been under the macedonian power ..."

5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"The macedonian kings held different points at different times : Corinth itself for a good while, and Thessaly and Euboia for longer periods, might be almost ..."

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