Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Georgia southeast of Atlanta. Settled in the early 1820s, it is a processing, industrial, and educational center in an extensive farm area. Population: 93,700.

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  • n. A dry white or red wine produced in France.
  • proper n. A city in the state of Georgia in the United States of America.

Etymologies

From the area it is produced, around Mâcon, France. Entered English around 1863. (Wiktionary)
Named for Nathaniel Macon. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MACON - On the eve of President Obama's visit to Macon, not everyone is rolling out the welcome mat.

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  • MACON - It was business as usual in Macon on Tuesday.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • MACON -- The Buford girls basketball team is one game away from a state title this afternoon in Macon.

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  • MACON -- For Gainesville seniors George Manomano and Juwon Jeffries, their first trip to the state basketball Final Four in Macon was everything they thought it would be.

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  • In Georgia, the state's Music Hall of Fame in Macon is in danger of closing because the host city is not a tourist destination.

    College Hall of Fame moving to right spot -- Atlanta - sports

  • Wednesday Carnahan is scheduled to be with Obama when the president tours an ethanol plan in Macon, Missouri, as part of his "White House to Main Street" tour.

    Candidates at Obama events in Missouri, Illinois

  • Obama will tour a biorefining plant in Macon, Missouri, on Wednesday afternoon and talk with workers about economic issues, according to the White House.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

  • On the second day of his two-day swing through Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, Obama told workers at the POET Biorefining plant in Macon that their work creates a stronger economy for the nation and their own community.

    Obama tours, praises ethanol plant

  • The POET Biorefining plant in Macon produced its first ethanol in 2000, Obama noted.

    Obama tours, praises ethanol plant

  • Born in Macon, Georgia, this flamboyant American singer and pianist (real name Richard Wayne Penniman) whose hit songs of the mid-1950s were defining moments in the development of rock and roll.

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