Macedonian


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Mac·e·do·ni·an

 (măs′ĭ-dō′nē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to ancient or modern Macedonia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Macedonia.
2. The language of ancient Macedonia, of uncertain affiliation within Indo-European.
3. The Slavic language of modern Macedonia, closely related to Bulgarian.

Macedonian

(ˌmæsɪˈdəʊnɪən)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to Macedonia, its inhabitants, or any of their languages or dialects
2. (Placename) of or relating to Macedonia, its inhabitants, or any of their languages or dialects
3. (Languages) of or relating to Macedonia, its inhabitants, or any of their languages or dialects
n
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Macedonia
5. (Languages) the language of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, belonging to the south Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family
6. (Historical Terms) an extinct language spoken in ancient Macedonia
7. (Languages) an extinct language spoken in ancient Macedonia

Mac•e•do•ni•an

(ˌmæs ɪˈdoʊ ni ən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Macedonia.
2. a South Slavic language spoken in modern Macedonia.
3. the sparsely attested language of ancient Macedonia, variously regarded as a dialect of Greek or a distinct Indo-European language.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Macedonia, its inhabitants, or their language.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Macedonian - a native or inhabitant of MacedonMacedonian - a native or inhabitant of Macedon  
Macedon, Makedonija, Macedonia - 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
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Philippian - a native or inhabitant of Philippi in ancient Macedonia
2.Macedonian - the Slavic language of modern Macedonia
Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Adj.1.Macedonian - of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitantsMacedonian - of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitants; "Macedonian hills"
Translations
македонски
Makedonec
makedoniamakedonialainen
makedonski
macedónmakedón
MacedończykMacedonkamacedoński
macedônio
macedoneanmacedoneancă
makedonščina

Macedonian

[mæsɪˈdəʊnɪən]
A. ADJmacedonio/a m/f
B. N
1. (= person) → macedonio/a m/f
2. (Ling) → macedonio m

Macedonian

[ˌmæsɪˈdəʊniən]
adjmacédonien(ne)
n
(= person) → Macédonien(ne) m/f
(= language) → macédonien m

Macedonian

nMakedonier(in) m(f), → Mazedonier(in) m(f)

Macedonian

[ˌmæsɪˈdəʊnɪən]
1. adjmacedone
2. n (person) → macedone m/f; (language) → macedone m
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Some of the cities fell under the tyranny of Macedonian garrisons; others under that of usurpers springing out of their own confusions.
The son Of Macedonian Philip had ere these Won Asia, and the throne of Cyrus held At his dispose; young Scipio had brought down The Carthaginian pride; young Pompey quelled The Pontic king, and in triumph had rode.
Raleigh begins his great book with the Creation and brings it down to the third Macedonian war, which ended in 168 B.
The Roman Empire having worked out its destruction, Mr Boffin next appeared in a cab with Rollin's Ancient History, which valuable work being found to possess lethargic properties, broke down, at about the period when the whole of the army of Alexander the Macedonian (at that time about forty thousand strong) burst into tears simultaneously, on his being taken with a shivering fit after bathing.
From the daughters of Deucalion sprang Magnes and Macedon, ancestors of the Magnesians and Macedonians, who are thus represented as cousins to the true Hellenic stock.
Anadolu Agency (AA) to launch its Albanian and Macedonian broadcasting center in the Macedonian capital Skopje today.
President Ivanov gave Pope Francis a silver filigree cross with Macedonian rubies as a gift.
This opens new export opportunities for Macedonian products to be presented in the Russian Federation.
Welcoming the present Macedonian language, literature and culture scholars, President Ivanov said that with their dedication they became part of the circle of trust that Macedonia had been building for years.
However, representatives of the associations of Macedonians in Turkey told Macedonian media that they would also demand that citizenship is granted not based on the country they came from but based on their ethnicity as it was until 1993.
In using Macedonian immigration to Toronto during the twentieth century as a case study, Chris Rostov successfully illustrates the similarities and differences between successive waves of immigrants.
The so called question about the perceived Macedonian minority in Bulgaria exists since the late 1940s when the dictators of the Soviet Union and communist Yugoslavia a Joseph Stalin and Josip Broz Tito a attempted to arrange the post-World War II order on the Balkans through the creation of a Balkan federation between Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.

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