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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.


A city of east-central France on the Saône River north of Lyon. A Huguenot stronghold in the 1500s, it is noted for its fine Burgundy wines.
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(French mɑkɔ̃)
1. (Placename) a city in E central France, in the Saône valley: a centre of the wine-producing region of lower Burgundy. Pop: 35 393 (2006)
2. (Brewing) a red or white wine from the Mâcon area, heavier than the other burgundies
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(ˈmeɪ kən)

a city in central Georgia. 113,352.



a city in E central France. 38,404.
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Noun1.Mâcon - a city in central Georgia to the southeast of AtlantaMacon - a city in central Georgia to the southeast of Atlanta
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
2.Mâcon - fine Burgundy wine usually white and drymacon - fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
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'Miss Jim Buck',1 outside Beaufort Harbor, with Fort Macon heavin' hot shot at our stern, an' a livin' gale atop of all.
"She's bu'st within a yard - like the shells at Fort Macon."
Now the successor of Pere Marteau had promised him a pate of pheasant instead of a pate of fowl, and Chambertin wine instead of Macon. All this, set off by the presence of that excellent prince, who was so good-natured, who invented so droll tricks against Monsieur de Chavigny and so fine jokes against Mazarin, made for La Ramee the approaching Pentecost one of the four great feasts of the year.
Most of them lived in Macon County, the county in which Tuskegee is situated, and of which it is the county-seat.
Prairieview Parish (Elwin, Macon and Zion Chapel United Methodist churches) is hosting a Back to School Bash in the parking lot of Macon UMC (Miller and Bell Streets) on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2:00 to 5 p.m.
Another homicide has been reported at Bloomfield Way at south Macon. The latest incident is the 40th in Bibb County, and it's the third this week.
Macon, GA, August 27, 2018 --( Precision Door Service corporate is very pleased to announce the September 1st opening of Precision Door Service of Macon.
Attis Industries announced that it has entered into an agreement with Macon County General Hospital, a rural community hospital located in Lafayette, Tennessee, to assist in the operation of a new and improved hospital laboratory.
Langstaff, a former Macon city attorney, said that within weeks of the men's firings, the county began drastically reducing the amount of waste placed into the main landfill.
International Resource News-January 4, 2016--Advanced Disposal to provide residential garbage collection services to former incorporated Macon, Georgia communities

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