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EtymologyEdit

From Μᾰκεδών (Makedṓn, Macedonian) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníāf (genitive Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. Macedon; Macedonia

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníā).

Proper nounEdit

Μακεδονία (Makedoníaf

  1. Macedon, Macedonia, an ancient kingdom in the Balkans
  2. Macedonia, a region of Greece
  3. Republic of North Macedonia (see Usage notes)
  4. Macedonia, a broader region of the Balkan peninsula which includes the Greek region of Macedonia, North Macedonia and a bit of Bulgaria

Usage notesEdit

The Greek government used to object to the use of the "Republic of Macedonia" without a geographical qualifier such as "Northern Macedonia". (see: "Macedonia naming dispute" on Wikipedia)

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