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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMacedoniaMa‧ce‧do‧ni‧a /ˌmæsəˈdəʊniə/  1 a country in southeast Europe, north of Greece and south of Serbia. It was formerly part of Yugoslavia, but became an independent country in 1991. There has been disagreement about the use of the name Macedonia because there is an area of Greece that is also called Macedonia, so the country has the official name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Population: 2,087,171 (2014). Capital: Skopje.2 a 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 Olympu, is on its southern border.3 (also Macedon /ˈməsədən -dɒn $ -dɑːn/) an ancient country in the northern part of ancient Greece, whose most famous king was Alexander the GreatMacedonian noun, adjective
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