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

  • An ancient kingdom of northern Greece originally occupying territory north of Thessaly and northwest of the Aegean Sea. It was the center of a powerful empire under Philip II and his son Alexander the Great and contributed significantly to the spread of Hellenistic civilization. It became the first Roman province in 146 B.C.

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  • proper n. ancient Macedonia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. the ancient kingdom of Phillip II and Alexander the Great in the Southeastern Balkans that is now part of Greece, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria


Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)



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