1the unofficial name for a country in southeast Europe, north of Greece and south of Serbia. Population: 2,063,122 (2003). Capital: Skopje. It was formerly part of Yugoslavia, but became an independent country in 1991. The country's official name is the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
2a province of northern Greece which is part of the ancient country of Macedonia. Its capital city is Thessaloniki, and the highest mountain in Greece, Mount Olympus, is on its southern border.
3alsoMacedonan ancient country in the northern part of ancient Greece, whose most famous king was Alexander the Great
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.