American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to ancient or modern Macedonia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
- n. A native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Macedonia.
- n. The language of ancient Macedonia, of uncertain affiliation within Indo-European.
- n. The Slavic language of modern Macedonia, closely related to Bulgarian.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging or relating to Macedonia.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Macedonia, north of Greece. The Macedonians, the conquerors of Greece and of many other countries, were not Hellenes or genuine Greeks, although they used the Greek language.
- n. A follower of Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople in the fourth century, who denied the distinct existence and Godhead of the Holy Spirit, which he conceived to be a creature or merely a divine energy diffused through the universe. Members of this sect were also known as Marathonians and Pneumatomachi. The Semi-Arians were often called by this name, and the name of Semi-Arians was also given to the Macedonians in the proper sense.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Macedonia, its people or language.
- n. A person from Macedonia (in any sense).
- n. A South Slavic language, the standard language of the Republic of Macedonia, provisionally designated the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
- n. historical The tongue of the Ancient Macedonians, spoken in Macedon during the 1st millennium BC. (see Ancient Macedonian)
- n. The Greek dialect in Macedonia, region of Greece.
- n. archaic The name of a West-Bulgarian dialect prior to the codification of Macedonian standard language. Used in Bulgaria.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Geog.) Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia.
- n. (Eccl. Hist.) 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.
- n. the Slavic language of modern Macedonia
- n. a native or inhabitant of Macedon
- adj. of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitants
- Macedonia + -an (Wiktionary)
“- The people of FYROM are justified in wanting to have some rights to the name Macedonian: they inhabit parts of Macedonia, they speak a Macedonian dialect of the Slavic group, and they have come to think of themselves as a separate nation from other Balkan Slavs.”
“Then, instead of drawing up his soldiers in one long line of battle, he formed them into a solid body, -- an arrangement which soon became known as the Macedonian phalanx.”
“Macedonian is not meant (2Co 9: 4) probably the same as was sent before with Titus (2Co 12: 18); and therefore sent from Ephesus, and probably an Ephesian: all this is true of Trophimus. oftentimes ... in many things -- Join and translate as in the Greek,”
“When she started Janam (meaning "dear one" or "sweetheart" in Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Turkish), Graffagna pulled together some of the Bay Area's best Balkan musicians, including Peter Jaques, founder of Brass Menazeri, and Tom Farris of the Helladelics and Izvorno IcePick.”
“Schuster authored two books on Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro, and is fluent in his native Serbian/Croatian, English and Russian, with proficiency in Slovak, Macedonian and”
“Some say it was established in Thessaloniki (this is the official version, thus supporting its "Macedonian" - ness).”
“But to the average non-Macedonian, that is almost incomprehensible.”
“Apparently, the Macedonian was a short film maker - and when we politely asked what she made short films about she responded, "DRAMA.”
“Referring to the Macedonian churches, he said, We want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches.”
“Come forward, Father,' called the Macedonian King.”
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