Macedonian c.1300, from L. Macedonius (see MACEDONIA (Cf. Macedonia)) + -AN (Cf. -an).

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  • Macedonian — Mac e*do ni*an, a. [L. Macedonius, Gr. ?.] (Geog.) Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia. n. A native or inhabitant of Macedonia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macedonian — Mac e*do ni*an, 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macedonian — [mas΄ədō′nē ən, mas΄ədōn′yən] adj. of Macedonia or its ancient or modern people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Macedonia 2. the Indo European language of the ancient Macedonians, believed to be akin either to Greek or to… …   English World dictionary

  • Macedonian dz — The Macedonian digraph Dz, like in Hungarian represents a single phoneme. It is the Macedonian transliteration from the Cyrillic character S (not actually based on the Latinic letter). It is used as an extra grapheme: the only sound and letter in …   Wikipedia

  • Macedonian — noun 1》 a native or inhabitant of the republic of Macedonia, of ancient Macedonia, or of the modern Greek region of Macedonia. 2》 the Southern Slavic language of the republic of Macedonia and adjacent parts of Bulgaria. adjective relating to… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Macedonian — I noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Macedon • Hypernyms: ↑European • Hyponyms: ↑Philippian • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Antigonus, ↑Antigonus Cyclops, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macedonian — noun Date: 1556 1. the language of ancient Macedonia of uncertain affinity but generally assumed to be Indo European 2. a native or inhabitant of Macedonia 3. the Slavic language of modern Macedonia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Macedonian — /mas i doh nee euhn/, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Macedonia. 2. a Slavic language of modern Macedonia. 3. an extinct language of ancient Macedonia, an Indo European language of uncertain relationship within the Indo European language family.… …   Universalium

  • Macedonian — 1. adjective /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ Of or pertaining to Macedonia, its people or language. 2. noun /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ a) A person from Macedonia (in any sense). b) A South Slavic language, the standard language of the …   Wiktionary

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