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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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 BC.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun 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.

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  • proper noun ancient Macedonia.

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  • noun 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

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